Sometimes watching the show is just the beginning.
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29 Apr 2021 - 5:18 PM  UPDATED 29 Apr 2021 - 5:18 PM

Blessed Day, Handmaid's Tale fans. The long-awaited fourth season is here! The first three episodes of season four are streaming free at SBS On Demand, and episodes one and two screen on SBS from 8.30pm tonight. 

It has been a long time between seasons of the hit show, so if you need a refresher of everything that went down in season 3, we've got you covered with this recap

The fourth season promises "patience rewarded", says executive producer Warren Littlefield, who joined fellow EPs, showrunner Bruce Miller and star/director Elisabeth Moss for a preview of what we can expect. No spoilers, and you can read it all here

It's going to be so great, but when you watch those epic first three episodes, then what? What is a Handmaid's tragic supposed to do, as they await the next week's episode? We've asked ourselves the same questions, because we are you, you are we. 

1. RECAP EVERY EPISODE OF THE HANDMAID'S TALE SEASON 4, WITH EYES ON GILEAD

SBS' own award-winning companion podcast, Eyes On Gilead: A Handmaid's Tale Podcast is back to dissect every moment of the season, as Fiona Williams, Natalie Hambly, Haidee Ireland and Sana Qadar reflect on the moments of each episode. The podcast charts globally and regularly features guests of the show offering additional insights.  Yes we're biased, but it is an essential companion to The Handmaid's Tale.  

How to listen
Eyes On Gilead is available on all podcast platforms, including Spotify, Apple Podcasts, I Heart Radio and more.  

Subscribe to Eyes on Gilead - a Handmaid's Tale Podcast
Join Fiona, Natalie, Sana, and Haidee every week with the new Handmaid's Tale podcast 'Eyes on Gilead' where each week they unload all of the feelings they are left with at the end of every episode.

 

2.  LISTEN TO MUSIC FROM THE SHOW WITH 'SOUNDTRACK SESSIONS' 

To celebrate the launch of Season 4 of The Handmaid's Tale on SBS On Demand, SBS Chill will be airing a special episode of Soundtrack Sessions comprised of music from the award winning TV show. 

How to listen

Catch The Handmaid's Tale - Soundtrack Sessions on SBS Chill Friday 30 April at 8pm aest (repeated on Saturday at 10am)

DAB+ Digital Radio - Chill

SBS Radio App -  IOS / Android

Television -  Channel 39 & 306 

Smart Speakers - "Play SBS Chill".

Online - Listen at www.sbs.com.au/chill

The Handmaid's Tale - Soundtrack Sessions Special
To celebrate the launch of Season 4 of The Handmaid's Tale on SBS On Demand, SBS Chill will be airing a special episode of Soundtrack Sessions comprised of music from the award winning TV show.

 

SBS will air the double-episode season premiere of The Handmaid’s Tale at 8.30pm Thursday 29 April, with episodes 1-3 available at  SBS On Demand. A second double episode will air on Thursday 6 May at 8.30pm, with weekly episodes to follow at 9.30pm. All episodes will be available to stream weekly at SBS On Demand.

Season four of The Handmaid’s Tale will be subtitled in Simplified Chinese and Arabic, and added to the subtitled collection on SBS On Demand, available after the episodes air.

HOW TO WATCH THE HANDMAID'S TALE
It's almost here: Watch the new trailer for 'The Handmaid's Tale' season 4
Fast-tracked from the US and exclusive to SBS and SBS On Demand, 'The Handmaid's Tale' returns on Thursday 29 April.

 

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