Australia: Here’s your complete FEBRUARY 2022 release schedule for Britain-focused streaming service BritBox, along with the trailers that have been made available.Â
- PRUE’S GREAT GARDEN PLOT, SERIES
Restaurateur and writer, Prue Leith swaps her spatula for secateurs in a new horticulture adventure British Television personality and gastronomy extraordinaire Prue Leith (The Great British Bake Off, Cook Clever, Waste Less with Prue & Rup) has moved into a converted barnhouse with husband John Playfair. Now, they are both taking the challenge of transforming the overgrown garden surrounded by rubble and garbage in under a year.
- HOPE STREET, SEASON 1
Set in the beautiful seaside town on the Northern Ireland coast, Hope Street focuses on the local police department and the unique lives of the village locals. This cosy world is rocked by the mysterious arrival of English Detective Constable Alimah Kahn played by Amara Karan (Bancroft, Midsomer Murders) the first Muslim police officer in the town’s history. Alimah investigates crimes with the Port Devine police department while trying to fit in and keep her dangerous past from catching up with her. Also starring Brid Barren (Unforgotten).
- THE WORST WEEK OF MY LIFE, SEASONS 1-3
- MISS AUSTEN REGRETS, FILM
- LOST IN AUSTEN, SERIES
- BODIES, SEASONS 1-2
Multiple award winning series created by Line of Duty’s Jed Mercurio. Based on Jed Mercurio’s novel of the same name, Max Beesley (Homeland, Suits) stars as Dr Rob Lake, a young registrar who starts working for a respected gynaecologist, Dr Roger Hurley, played by Patrick Baladi (The Office, Line of Duty). However, all is not as it first appears, and Lake soon develops grave misgivings about his boss and his methods.
The programme received multiple Royal Television Society Awards, BAFTA nominated and was named as one of “The Greatest Television Dramas of All Time” by The Guardian.
Produced by Hat Trick Productions (Doctor Thorne, Armstrong & Miller). Also starring Tamzin Malleson (Poirot, Midsomer Murders) and Keith Allen (Pembrokeshire Murders).
- THE BILL, THE BEST OF, SERIES
One of the longest-running British TV series of all time. Australian BritBox fans have been asking and this month, BritBox is delivering. That’s right, The Bill is finally arriving to BritBox Australia.
Based around the iconic fictional Sun Hill police station, The Bill follows the lives of uniformed officers and detectives that enforce law and order on a day-to-day basis. In its 27 years history on TV, The Bill has received several awards including BAFTA and Royal Television Society Awards and over 25 award nominations. This has been one of the most highly requested series from fans of British telly in Australia.
- BY ROYAL APPOINTMENT: SHOPS THAT SERVE THE QUEEN, FILM
- THE PROSECUTORS, SEASONS 1-2
- SCREW, SEASON 1
A prison drama like no other, by BAFTA nominated writer Rob Williams (The Victim, Killing Eve). Set in fictional Long Marsh Prison, Screw closely follows a group of embattled prison officers, aka ‘screws’. Blackly comic, refreshingly absurd, and violently shocking, their stories powerfully reveal that there’s more to life in prison than we know. In charge of C-Wing is Leigh Henry, played by Nina Sonsanya (W1A, Silk, Marcella, Love Actually), a career officer who’d do anything for her prisoners ““ but she has a secret that if discovered, could cost her the job. With the arrival of fiery new recruit Rose Gill played by Jamie-Lee O’Donnell (Derry Girls), Leigh must risk everything in her fight to hold onto the job that defines her. As tensions mount between Leigh and Rose, we discover that Rose has a secret too ““ one that could prove deadly.
Also starring Faraz Ayub (Line of Duty), Stephen Wight (Manhunt) and Laura Checkley (King Gary, Detectorists).
- GREAT CANAL JOURNEYS, SEASONS 1-6
- WOULD I LIE TO YOU, SEASON 12
Two teams, lead by their team leader (either Lee Mack or David Mitchell), have to try and make the other team believe their crazy stories.
- THE VILLAGE, SEASONS 1-2
The story of 20th Century England is played out through a family in a Derbyshire village. Created by Peter Moffat (Your Honor, Criminal Justice).
- THE LAST DAYS OF ANNE BOLEYN, TV FEATURE DOCUMENTARY