10 TV shows to watch this December

10 The Witcher: Blood Origin

A Christmas treat for fantasy fans comes in the form of this prequel series to Netflix hit The Witcher, set 1,200 years before the original series, which fortuitously stars the wonderful Michelle Yeoh, who may well soon be an Oscar- winner, thanks to her performance in dazzling multiverse drama Everything Everywhere All At Once. Here, she plays a character Scian, who is the last in the line of so-called sword-elves (ie she can do nifty things with a blade), and is on a mission to hunt down a stolen sacred sword. Expect Yeoh to put her action skills to good use, and lots of bone-crunching violence – so you may want to make sure you’ve fully digested your Christmas dinner before starting a binge.

The Witcher: Blood Origin premieres on 25 December on Netflix internationally

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