Here is Everything New on Britbox in January 2018




  • January 3rd: Ruth Rendell: The Next Chapters (S4 – S7) (BritBox Premiere) -Inspector Reg Wexford investigates in this crime drama based on the books of Ruth Rendell.
  • January 7th: Vera (Season 8) (US Exclusive Premiere/”Now” Title) – Brenda Blethyn returns as curmudgeonly Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope.  Feature length mystery series, with cases set against the backdrop of the North East English moors.
  • January 10th: Rev. (Seasons 1-3)  (BritBox Premiere) – Meet The Rev. Adam Smallbone (Night Manager and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’s Tom Hollander). He’s a Church of England Vicar, newly promoted from a sleepy rural parish to the busy, inner-city world of St Saviour’s in Hackney, East London. It’s a world of which he has no experience; and it shows.
  • January 17th:  The BBC Lost Sitcoms (US Exclusive Premiere) – In a tribute to classic British comedy the BBC ‘Lost Sitcoms’ is a studio show featuring theatrical recreations of scripts from ‘Steptoe and Son’, ‘Hancock’s Half Hour’ and ‘Till Death Us Do Part’ which had been lost from the BBC archives. Instead of remaking the shows in the style of the originals, a new cast utilizes the same scripts for a theatrical style presentation in front of a studio audience.
    • Best of “Hancock Half Hour” – TV version of the hit 1950s BBC radio show of the same name, with Tony Hancock as the modern man of the world (in his own eyes).
    • Best of “Till Death Do Us Part” – Alf Garnett is a working-class man (that would become the inspiration for Archie Bunker) with a biased and experienced opinion of everything shares them bluntly and almost carelessly with those around him.
    • Best of “Steptoe and Son” – Classic 1960s British comedy series about a thirty-something year-old man named Harold and his elderly father, Albert, who work as ‘rag and bone’ men (collecting and selling junk).
  • January 17th:  Funny is Funny: A Conversation With Norman Lear (US Original/Premiere) – Part of ‘The BBC Lost Sitcoms’. In a BritBox exclusive interview, legendary Emmy winning TV pioneer Norman Lear talks to BritBox about the influence of British sitcoms on his classic comedies All In The Family  (British version Til Death Do Us Part) and Sanford and Son (British version Steptoe and Son).
  • January 20th:  Escape To The Country Season 18 (US Premiere/”Now” Title)–  Rural house hunters and countryside experts help prospective buyers find their dream home in the British countryside.
  • January 24th :  Paul O’Grady For The Love Of Dogs (Season 1 + Special) – (BritBox Premiere) – Comedian and dog-lover, Paul O’Grady, brings his affectionate, funny presenting style to a show that explores the unbreakable bond between man and dog.
  • January 27th :  Silent Witness (Season 21) – (US Exclusive Premiere/”Now” Title) – The longest running procedural crime drama returns to BritBox for its 21st season.  A team of forensic pathologists uncovers the truths behind murders.

BritBox is now available for $6.99 per month—after an introductory free trial period—on Roku®, Apple TV 4th Gen, all iOS and Android devices, AirPlay, Chromecast, and online at BritBox is also offered as an Amazon Channel available for Prime members on all Amazon Video capable devices and platforms including Amazon Fire TV and tablets, as well online at BritBox is only available in the USA.

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