Australia: Here’s your complete MAY 2022 release schedule for Britain-focused streaming service BritBox, along with the trailers that have been made available!
After more AustralianÂ streaming release schedules? Also check out the MAY line-ups for NETFLIX, DISNEY+, AMAZON PRIME VIDEO, BINGE, STAN, and SHUDDERÂ …
- ‘MCDONALD & DODDS’ – SEASONS 1-2, NEW AND EXCLUSIVE TO BRITBOX (CRIME MYSTERY)
A witty crime solving series from the director behind Poldark and Doctor Who. Talia Gouveia (Cold Feet) plays the ambitious DCI McDonald who has swapped the mean streets of London to leap up the career ladder in picturesque Bath. A tough, driven cop, McDonald cracks cases through sheer force of will. When McDonald is partnered with the quiet and unassuming veteran sergeant Dodds played by Jason
Watkins (The Crown, W1A, Line of Duty), the pair instantly lock horns over their different approaches to policing and to life.
Directed by Richard Senior (Poldark, Humans, Doctor Who) and created by Robert Murphy (DCI Banks, Inspector George Gently).
- ‘THE TUDORS’ – SEASONS 1-4, NEW TO BRITBOX (DRAMA, HISTORY, ROMANCE)
A racy historical fiction drama detailing the early years of King Henry VIII’s reign of England and his famous female companions. From Queen Catherine of Aragon to Anne Boleyn, The Tudors chronicles young King Henry VIII’s famous mistresses and many wives. Focusing on King Henry VIII’s early years, the series entertainingly retells early historical events of his nearly forty year reign of England.
Created by Michael Hirst (Vikings, Elizabeth). Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Vikings, Elvis), Henry Cavill (Man of Steel, Justice League, Mission: Impossible – Fall out), Maria Doyle Kennedy (Orphan Black, Dexter), Natalie Dormer (Games of Thrones, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay).
- ‘A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL’ – SEASON 1, NEW TO BRITBOX (BIOGRAPHY, CRIME DRAMA)
Based on a true political scandal starring Hugh Grant. It is the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been decriminalised, and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he is desperate to hide. Hugh Grant (Love Actually, About a Boy, Notting Hill) stars as Jeremy Thorpe, who was accused of conspiracy to murder his gay ex-lover, Norman Jossiffe and forced to stand trial in 1979. This three part series has won a Golden Globe Award, British Academy Television Award and Primetime Emmy Award.
Also starring Ben Wishaw (The Lobster, Perfume) and Alex Jennings (Lady in the Van, The Queen).
- ‘THE TRICK’ – FILM, NEW AND EXCLUSIVE TO BRITBOX (THRILLER)
Conspiracy thriller based on the events of the ‘Climategate’ scandal in 2009. Respected scientist Professor Phil Jones and his team of climatologists at the University of East Anglia find that their work has been hacked by climate change deniers and turned into the first big fake-news story. This film charts the unjustified persecution of Jones, played by Jason Watkins (McDonald & Dodds, Line of Duty, The Crown, W1A) and the fight for the truth about climate change science
Also starring Victoria Hamilton (Doctor Foster, Lark Rise to Candleford, The Crown).
- ‘NORTH AND SOUTH’ – SERIES
- ‘THE GREAT POTTERY THROWDOWN’ – SEASON 3
- ‘DEADWATER FELL’ – SERIES, NEW TO BRITBOX. (CRIME DRAMA, MYSTERY)
David Tennant stars in a tragic crime drama set in a quaint Scottish town. David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) plays village doctor Tom Kendrick, who loses his wife and children in a tragic house fire. The small Scottish community they call home becomes driven with mistrust and suspicion as those closest to the family begin to question everything they thought they knew about their friends.
Guardian UK reviewed the four part series as “the new Broadchurch … but more irresistible” with a four out of five-star rating.
Also starring Cush Jumbo (The Good Fight, The Good Wife, Vera), Matthew McNulty (Versailles, Cleaning Up, The Terror) and Anna Madeley (All Creatures Great and Small). Created by Daisy Coulam (Grantchester).
- ‘MONARCH OF THE GLEN’ – SEASONS 1-7, NEW TO BRITBOX (COMEDY, ROMANCE, DRAMA)
A gentle comedy about a young restaurateur who unexpectedly becomes laird of his family’s decaying estate in the Scottish Highlands. Archie Macdonald left the family home in Scotland’s Highlands nearly ten years ago and had no desire to go back. When news of a family crisis reaches him, however, he reluctantly heads up to crumbling Glenbogle Castle and takes up the running of his family’s impoverished Highland estate.
Recommended for lovers of All Creatures Great and Small, the series features glorious scenery of the Scottish Highlands and a small rural community of eccentric characters.
Starring Alexander Morton (Casaulty, Luther) and Susan Hampshire (Vanity Fair, Casualty, Midsomer Murders).
- ‘THE REPLACEMENT‘ – SERIES
- ‘THE SCAPEGOAT’ – FILM
- ‘ANTIQUES UNCOVERED’
- ‘REDEMPTION’ – SERIES, AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE AND EXCLUSIVE TO BRITBOX (CRIME, DRAMA)
A detective investigates the murder of her daughter who had been missing for 20 years. Paula Malcomson (The Hunger Games trilogy, Ray Donovan, Deadwood) stars as DI Colette Cunningham, a fearless, plain-speaking, dedicated detective on Liverpool’s Serious Crime Squad. She is an unflappable force of nature until she takes an unexpected call from Dublin. A body has been found and Colette is listed as next of kin. She takes the ferry to Dublin to identify her daughter, Kate, who disappeared 20 years ago. Consumed by grief, Colette resolves to stay in Ireland to work for the Garda, while also piecing together the truth about Kate’s death. If she did fail her daughter in life, Colette is determined to do right by her now ““ but is she prepared for what she finds?
Written by Sean Cook (Spooks). Also starring Sean Duggan (Blood, Dublin Murders) and Moe Dunford (Vikings, Patrick’s Day).
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