WEEK BY WEEK
Week of 8/30
- September 1st: The Ruth Rendell Mysteries: The Next Chapters (Seasons 1-3) (BritBox Premiere)- From cold, rock-strewn moors to comfortable suburban estates, award-winning writer Ruth Rendell explores the dark fissures between friends and family members that motivate murder. The international best-selling author Ruth Rendell and a raft of stars ensure intrigue and suspense at every turn in these self-contained stories. Guest stars include Academy Award winner Colin Firth and Golden Globe winner Idris Elba.
Week of 9/4
- September 6th: Funeral Directors: Dead Good Job (BritBox Exclusive Premiere)- This series is a warm and sensitive look at the personalities and rituals involved in death and funerals business. Featuring everything from the traditional Christian funeral to humanist woodland burials, this series gives a remarkable insight into the many ways we deal with the final goodbye.
- September 9th: Cold Feet: 2017 (US Exclusive Premiere/ ”Now” Title )- Life is not drama or comedy – it’s both and more. Cold Feet: 2017’s genuine portrayal of every funny, ridiculous, intense moment life has to offer has fans hooked. Cold Feet: 2017 follows the intertwined relationships of six Manchester based friends, who despite now being 50-something prove that you can grow older but no wiser. James Nesbitt leads an ensemble including John Thomson, Fay Ripley, Robert Bathurst and Hermione Norris. Downton Abbey’s Siobhan Finneran will also join the cast this season. NOTE: Episodes will be made available within 24 hours after initial UK debut.
Week of 9/11
- September 16th : Are You Being Served Again? (BritBox Exclusive Premiere) – John Inman and Mollie Sugden return in this spinoff off of Are You Being Served?. The retired staff of Grace Brothers discover their pensions are invested in a country hotel. Gamely, they set about milking cows, chopping wood and laying tables, tripping over double entendres by the cartload.
Week of 9/18
- September 20th: Looking For Victoria (BritBox Exclusive Premiere) – Follow the actress Prunella Scales (Fawlty Towers) on a journey to discover the truth about the monarch she plays in a one-woman show: An Evening with Queen Victoria. Prunella ventures inside some of the most famous royal palaces in Britain to meets descendants, historians, curators and writers, who shed light on the story of Victoria
- September 23rd: Poldark: The Movie (BritBox Exclusive Premiere)- – Based on the novel of Winston Graham, this TV movie follows the highly acclaimed 1970s UK series, taking up the story ten years later. The great romantic saga is set against the wild picturesque coastline of Cornwall, southwest England. While Ross Poldark is at war with France, his wife and son (Ioan Gruffudd, Fantastic Four), fight for the survival of their family mine.
Week of 9/25
- September 30th: Doctor Who: Power of the Daleks (BritBox Premiere) – One of the most celebrated Doctor Who stories was thought to be lost forever until a team of animators helped to bring it back to life. Featuring the very first episode of Patrick Troughton after the regeneration, the Doctor and companions battle with the Daleks on the planet Vulcan.
TO BE ANNOUNCED
BritBox subscribers will be among the first to see NEW episodes of some of the UK’s most iconic series not long after their debut airings. Stay tuned for specific start dates for the below programming as soon as their official launch dates are revealed by BBC and ITV.
- Strictly Come Dancing (US Exclusive Premiere/ “Now” Title) –Before Dancing with the Stars hit the States, there was the original reality giant – Strictly Come Dancing. The long-running series will make its U.S. SOVD debut as a new group of celebrities including musician Alexandra Burke, actress Gemma Atkinson (Emmerdale) and two-time Paralympic champion Jonnie Peacock join their professional dance partners to battle it out every week. (September – “Now” title*) NOTE: Episodes will be made available with a few days after initial UK debut.
BritBox is now available for $6.99 per month—after an introductory fee trial period—on Roku®, Apple TV 4th Gen, all iOS and Android devices, AirPlay, Chromecast, and online at www.britbox.com. 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 www.amazon.com/channels/britbox. BritBox is only available in the USA.
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