Black Mirror season 6: Netflix release date, episode information and how to watch

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Streaming platform Netflix has confirmed the sixth series of Black Mirror is on its way - and there’s not long to wait.

The wait is over for Black Mirror fans as Netflix has confirmed the highly anticipated sixth season is on its way. The sci-fi anthology series is made up of different episodes which explore a twisted, high-tech near-future where humanity’s greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.

The series, written and created by Charlie Brooker, came out with its fifth season four years ago and now, it has been announced the show will return in the summer of 2023. In July 2022, it was announced production had begun on the new series and it is said to include more episodes than previous seasons.

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Black Mirror hinted at its return earlier this week, breaking its four year silence by tweeting: “What have we missed?” In another tweet, Black Mirror released four first-look images, giving fans a glimpse at what’s in store for the upcoming season.

Fans can also expect a famous cast list for the upcoming season, with appearences from the likes of Salma Hayek Pinault, Michael Cera and more Himesh Patel.

But when will the new series of Black Mirror air on Netflix and what will the episodes be about? Here’s everything you need to know.

Black Mirror season 6 release date

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Black Mirror will return to Netflix on June 15, 2023.

Black Mirror season 6 episode descriptions

Joan is Awful

Joan is Awful is the title of the first episode in season six. It will tell the story of an average woman who is stunned to discover a global streaming platform has launched a prestige TV drama adaptation of her life. The woman will be portrayed by Salma Hayek Pinault.

Loch Henry

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Loch Henry will tell the story of a young couple who travel to a sleepy Scottish town to start work on a genteel nature documentary - but find themselves drawn to a juicy local story involving shocking events of the past. Daniel Portman, Monica Dola and John Hannah will star.

Beyond the Sea

In Beyond the Sea, viewers will find themselves in an alternative universe back in 1969. In the episode, two men on a perilous high-tech mission wrestle with the consequences of an unimaginable tragedy. The cast includes Aaron Paul, Auden Thornton and Kate Mara.

Mazey Day

In Mazey Day, a troubled starlet is dogged by invasive paparazzi while dealing with the consequences of a hit-and-run incident. The cast of this episode includes Clara Rugaard, Danny Ramirez and Zazie Beetz

Demon 79

Demon 79 is set in Northern England back in 1979. In the episode, a meek sales assistant is told she must commit terrible acts to prevent disaster. Starring Anjana Vasan and Paapa Essiedu.

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