Amazon adds Sherlock and Doctor Who to Prime Instant Video

Doctor Who is now available via Amazon's Prime Instant Video  (C) BBC

Doctor Who is now available via Amazon’s Prime Instant Video (C) BBC

Amazon has struck a deal with BBC Worldwide, the broadcaster’s commercial arm, to add Sherlock, Doctor Who, The Office and Call The Midwife to its Prime Instant Video streaming service.

The deal also includes popular BBC One dramas Last Tango in Halifax and Life on Mars and comedies The Office, Absolutely Fabulous, Outnumbered and Red Dwarf.

The retailer said the deal was part of its “continued investment in quality content for its members.”

Formerly Lovefilm, Amazon Prime Instant Video claims to offer “more than 15,000 films and TV shows” for unlimited streaming on a range of devices including tablets, smartphones and games consoles.