Australia: Here’s your complete AUGUST 2023 release schedule for Britain-focused streaming service BritBox, along with the trailers that have been made available!
- YEARS AND YEARS – SERIES, NEW TO BRITBOX – GENRE: DYSTOPIAN DRAMA
Emma Thompson stars in dystopian Britain under a dictatorship. An ordinary British family navigate the tumultuous waves of an uncertain future. Starting in 2019 and propelling
the characters 15 years forward, this thrilling saga delves into their hopes, anxieties, and joys amidst an increasingly unstable world, leaving viewers on the edge of their seats.
Created by and starring Russell T Davies (A Very English Scandal), Emma Thompson (Sense and Sensibility, The Children Act), Rory Kinnear (Brexit: The Uncivil War, Lucan) and T’Nia Miller (The Diplomat, The Haunting of Bly Manor, Sex Education).
The Guardian UK rated The Tower five-stars, praising it as a “glorious near-future drama from Russell T Davies.” The Hollywood Reporter praising it for defying expectations “It shouldn’t work, but it’s magnificent.”
- A LITTLE CHAOS (MOVIE)
- MIDSOMER MURDERS – SEASON 22
- SIX MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT (MOVIE)
- HUGH’S WILD WEST – SEASON 1
- THE THIEF, HIS WIFE AND THE CANOE – SERIES, NEW TO BRITBOX- GENRE: BIOGRAPHY, DRAMA
Based on the extraordinary true story of how a police officer faked his own death to avoid bankruptcy. Eddie Marsan (Still, Ray Donovan) and Monica Dolan (Pride, A Very English Scandal) star in this bizarre but true con story about a couple who became a notorious media sensation in 2007. Based on the John Darwin disappearance case, a man fakes his own death with the help of his wife. In doing this, they end up neck deep in a sea of lies, crime and deception.
From Chris Lang, the creator of Unforgotten and A Mother’s Son. The Guardian UK gave the series a rating of 4 out of 5 stars. Radio Times described it as “quirky, off-beat, hard-hitting, and truly memorable” with a 5 stars rating.
- COLLETTE (MOVIE)
- HINTERLAND – SERIES, NEW TO BRITBOX – GENRE: CRIME DRAMA
A noir crime drama set in Aberystwyth, Wales, where troubled DCI Tom Mathias solves murders while searching for redemption. On the run from his London past, brilliant but troubled DCI Tom Mathias isolates himself on the outskirts of a town filled with secrets as dark and destructive as his own. Partnered with the intelligent and complex DI Mared Rhys,they form an engaging relationship as they embark on solving cases that involve the ultimate anti-social crime: murder.
Starring Richard Harrington (The Crown, Poldark), Mali Harries (Foyle’s War, Sixty Six), and Alex Harries (Keeping Faith, The light In The Hall).
- WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY (MOVIE)
- THE TOWER – SEASON 2, NEW & EXCLUSIVE TO BRITBOX – GENRE: CRIME DRAMA
Based on Kate London’s second crime novel, Death Message. Following the success of its initial season, Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones) reprises her role as DS Sarah Collins. Tasked with unravelling a 27-year-old cold case involving a missing girl, she finds herself quickly entangled in a shocking new investigation and must once again work with troubled young police officer from her past, PC Lizzie Griffiths.
The Tower is loved by Line of Duty fans. Produced by Mammoth Screen, the creators of Endeavour, Poldark, McDonald & Dodds and Victoria.
Also starring Emmett J Scanlan (The Fall) and Tahirah Sharif (A Christmas Prince, The Haunting of Bly Manor).
- BACK – SEASONS 1-2