All five episodes of Small Axe are based on real-life stories of people who changed civil rights for black people in the UK. It’s directed by Steve McQueen, the man behind films such as 12 Years A Slave and Hunger. Find out how to watch every episode of Small Axe here.
Small Axe Season 1 TV Preview
The five individual stories at the heart of Small Axe take place between the 1960s and 1980s. They can be considered short films that highlight the enormous difficulty non-whites faced during this period, and how the experiences of many led to fundamental changes in British society.
This anthology takes place in London and is anchored in West Indian culture. From unnecessary raids by police on Caribbean establishments to a black man trying to become a police officer within a racist institution, Small Axe is compelling and informative viewing from the opening scene.
Starring John Boyega (Star Wars), Sheri Cole (Tiny Pretty Things) and Shaun Parkes (Human Traffic), Small Axe has arrived in Australia, and using the information in this guide you can find out exactly how and where to watch it.
Where to Watch or Stream Small Axe TV Series
Every episode of Small Axe can be watched on the BINGE streaming platform. BINGE is offering a 14 day free trial for new customers and will televise all episodes of Small Axe, On Demand, in both SD and HD. You can stream your favourite shows using compatible mobile devices such select PCs and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple and Telstra TV, Google Chromecast, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers.
BINGE has no lock-in contract or equipment fees, which means you can cancel anytime if you’re no longer using it. BINGE will also provide On demand replays of new episodes that have just aired. Other game changing features include Surprise Me, which allows users to skip through shows as if you were channel hopping for a more interesting way to come across new content. For full episode listings and on demand info, see the TV schedule below.
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Small Axe Season 1 Live TV Schedule
Each episode of Small Axe can be streamed with BINGE. There is no Small Axe TV show free to air coverage in Australia. Here’s the live TV and On Demand schedule for season 1:
|Lovers Rock||70 Minutes||BINGE|
|Red, White and Blue||80 Minutes||BINGE|
|Alex Wheatle||66 Minutes||BINGE|
Mobile Device List (BINGE)
The following are the list of compatible mobile and internet connected devices for which you can stream Small Axe Season 1 whether at home or on the go, with new apps and devices being added as they become available.
Devices supported on BINGE
– PC/Mac: Yes – Web browser only (Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Edge); supported on MacOS: 10.12+ & Windows: 10+
– iOS Mobile Devices: Yes – iOS12+ including Apple iPhones/iPads
– Android Mobile Devices: Yes – Android Phone/Tablets OS 7+
– Google Chromecast: Yes – Chromecast Ultra, Chromecast 3rd Generation + & Chromecast w/ Google TV
– Apple TV: Yes – 4th Gen or higher; tvOS 12+
– Telstra TV: Yes – All models
– Android TV: Yes – OS version 7.0+ and above on selected devices
– Samsung TV: Yes – All 2017-2020 models
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Small Axe consists of five mesmerising short films. Once you have caught up on the latest episodes, we have suggested a few series below that may also take your fancy until the next one arrives.
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