BRITBOX REVEALS APRIL HIGHLIGHTS

The next month on BritBox will feature an April Fool’s comedy collection to tickle funny bones across the nation. Highlights include an exclusive and extended version of the critically acclaimed second season of Staged, starring David Tennant and Michael Sheen as well as eminent surprise guest stars. Ealing comedies including The Lavender Hill Mob, The Titfield Thunderbolt, and Kind Hearts and Coronets will also be added.



1st April

Staged Series 2: Extended Edition Exclusive to BritBox

The critically acclaimed series, written and directed by Simon Evans, produced and co-created by Phin Glynn, and starring David Tennant (Good Omens, Doctor Who) and Michael Sheen (Good Omens, Masters of Sex) was filmed entirely throughout the UK’s lockdowns. Absurd and humorous in equal measure the series also stars Georgia Tennant, Anna Lundberg and Lucy Eaton, as well as eminent surprise guest stars. Each BritBox episode will feature an additional 7 minutes of material in comparison to the versions broadcast.


Men Behaving Badly (1992-1998)

All six seasons of the sitcom which follows the misadventures of laddish flatmates Gary and Tony. Starring Martin Clunes and Neil Morrissey.



8th April

Real Housewives of Jersey (2020)

Reality series following the lifestyles of Jersey's biggest characters, bringing fun, laughter, fall-outs and, of course, plenty of glitz.


Birds of a Feather Series 10 & 11 (2014)

The most recent two seasons of the popular sitcom Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph.


McDonald & Dodds Series 2, Episodes 1 & 2 (2021)

The first two episodes of the second season of the popular detective drama starring Jason Watkins and Tala Gouveia.


15th April

The Nest (2020)

A couple find out how far they are willing to go to have a baby. Emotional thriller about love, trust and the true cost of buying whatever you want. Starring Fiona Bell, Christine Bottomley and Martin Compston.


Friday Night Dinner Series 6 (2020)

In series six of this popular sitcom Dad has some strange obsessions, Mum can't contain herself when the boys get new 'females', Horrible Grandma wreaks more havoc - and Jim gets a new dog.


Diana: The Interview that Shook the World (2020)

On 20th November, 1995, BBC Panorama broadcast the scoop of the century. A candid interview with Princess Diana in which she broke every protocol to expose traumas and scandal of life in the royal household.


22nd April

Noughts + Crosses (2020)

In a dystopian London, Sephy and Callum fall in love despite the odds. Can they breach the divide between the black elite and white underclass? Based on Malorie Blackman's novels. Starring Masali Baduza, Jack Rowan and Jonathan Ajayi.


Kidnap & Ransom (2010-2012)

Trevor Eve is international hostage negotiator Dominic King in this thriller, alongside John Hannah, Helen Baxendale, Natasha Little and Emma Fielding.


The Planets (2019)

Professor Brian Cox explores the dramatic lives of the eight majestic planets/worlds that make up our solar system.



The Adam & Joe Show (1996-2001)

All four series of the hilarious and irreverent comedy from award-winning duo Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish.


McQueen (2018)

‘Lee’ Alexander McQueen’s rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale laced with the gothic. An unremarkable working-class boy from east London, McQueen harnessed his demons and went on to become a global one-man fashion brand and one of the most iconic artists of the century.


Centre Stage

This collection has been expanded with the addition of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats (1998), Jesus Christ Superstar (2012), Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat (2000) and The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall. Performances of Billy Elliot (2014) and the 25th anniversary performance of Miss Saigon (2016) will also be added alongside concert film Roger Waters: The Wall (2015).


29th April

Grace (2021)

Acclaimed screenwriter and Endeavour creator, Russell Lewis, has adapted international bestseller Peter James’, Dead Simple, his debut novel from the award-winning Roy Grace series. John Simm takes the lead role of the tenacious detective.


Mister Winner (2020)

Sitcom following ironically named Leslie Winner, who, despite all his best intentions, is forever finding himself in disastrous situations. Starring Spencer Jones, Lucy Pearman and Shaun Williamson.


Unforgotten Series 4 (2021)

The latest season of the British crime drama centered around a historical crime, unravelling secrets left buried for years. The programme follows two London detectives DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan, as they work to solve cases involving disappearances and murders. Starring Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar.