BRITBOX REVEAL OCTOBER HIGHLIGHTS

BritBox announces content launching on the service throughout October 2021.



3rd October

Upstart Crow S3 & Christmas Special (2018)

Series three of the comedy about William Shakespeare as he starts to make a name for himself in London while also trying to be a good husband and father for his family in Stratford-upon-Avon. Starring David Mitchell and Gemma Whelan.



7th October

Bergerac S3-9 (1983-1991)

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the iconic show, we'll be completing the full boxset - with the first two series now available. Crime drama following an alcoholic and divorced father of a young daughter. DS Jim Bergerac is a true maverick who prefers doing things his own way, and consequently doesn't always carry out his investigations the way his boss would like. Starring John Nettles, Terence Alexander and Sean Arnold.


Deceit S1 (2021)

Gripping four-part drama, starring Niamh Algar, based on the true story of a controversial honeytrap at the heart of the 1992 police investigation into the murder of a young mother in London.


Inside the Mind of Freddie Mercury (2021)

In this fascinating programme, acclaimed psychiatrist Dr Bob Johnson, combined with contributions from those who knew Freddie Mercury the best, will try to uncover the disparity between what people think they know about Freddie and who he really was. Secretive to the very end, we will build a psychological picture of the man who started life as Farrokh Bulsara, but ended it as Freddie Mercury.



14th October

Accused S1-2 (2010-2012)

A number of people accused of different crimes await their verdict in court while they try to remember the incident that ruined their lives. Created by Jimmy McGovern and starring Christopher Eccleston, Sean Bean and John Bishop.


Hunted S1-3 (2015-2018)

14 ordinary members of the U.K. public are challenged to go on the run, and to drop off the grid for up to 28 days. With limited financial resources, those hunted must do whatever they can to maintain a low profile against hunters who use every trick in the book to find, track and catch them.


Us (2020)

Douglas is blindsided when his wife Connie tells him that she's not sure she wants to be married to him anymore. Agreeing to still go on their planned family grand tour of Europe, Douglas vows to win back the love of his wife and repair his troubled relationship with their son Albie.



21st October

Apparitions S1 (2008)

Supernatural drama series about a priest (Martin Shaw) who is working to promote candidates for sainthood and becomes drawn into the world of exorcism as he discovers a dark battle between good and evil.


Intruder S1 (2021)

Sam and Rebecca Hickey lead an idyllic life in their custom-built house in the West Country. Their paradise is shattered one night when two teenagers break into their home. Starring Elaine Cassidy and Tom Meetan.


An Ungentlemanly Act (1992)

Restored and remastered by BritBox UK, and streaming in HD for the first time, Stuart Urban's war film An Ungentlemanly Act transpires during the first few hours and days of the Falkland Islands War. Ian Richardson portrays the political head of the Falklands, who, surprised by the invasion by Argentineans, focuses on getting his wife to a secure location just as much as he does on protecting his citizens.



28th October

Clique S1-2 (2017-2018)

In the first year of university, two childhood best friends find themselves drawn into an elite clique. Dark thriller starring Synnove Karlsen, Aisling Franciosi and Rachel Hurd-Wood.


Ghosts S2 (2020)

The second series of the sitcom following a young couple who inherit a dilapidated property from a distant relative. Unaware of its invisible residents, they proceed to renovate it, contrary to the dismay of its inhabitants. Starring Mat Baynton and Simon Farnaby.


Public Enemies S1 (2012)

Released from prison after serving 10 years for murder, Eddie tries to adjust to life outside with the help of his probation officer, Paula. Starring Anna Friel and Daniel Mays.