Australia: Here’s your complete OCTOBER release schedule for Britain-focused streaming service BritBox!
1st OCTOBER 2021
- ‘RED DWARF’ SEASONS 1-12 – COMPLETE BOX SET, NEW TO BRITBOX
One of BritBox’s most requested sci-fi series arrives due to popular demand. This Emmy winning sitcom meets sci-fi takes place aboard Red Dwarf, an enormous mining spaceship with hundreds of crew members. The series opens with a deadly radiation leak that kills everyone on board but one, a chicken-soup-machine repairman named Dave Lister. Follow Lister’s life of solitude as he finds comfort through a hologram of his deceased bunkmate and a cat that has evolved into a humanoid form.
Starring Craig Charles (Coronation Street), Danny John-Jules (Death in Paradise) and Chris Barrie (The Brittas Empire).
- ‘THE QUATERMASS EXPERIMENT’ FILM – NEW TO BRITBOX
A cult British sci-fi to add to BritBox’s extensive David Tennant collection. An adaptation of the 1950s cult classic of the same name, this was the BBC’s first live made-for-television drama broadcast in more than twenty years. This futuristic take on space exploration follows Professor Bernard Quatermass as he and his crew travel through the universe. However, when they return from their journey they discover one of the crew has been overtaken by an evil alien that wants to destroy Earth.
Starring David Tennant (Doctor Who), Adrian Dunbar (Line of Duty) and Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels).
7th OCTOBER 2021
- ‘THE SECRET’ SEASON 1 – NEW TO BRITBOX
Based on a true crime story of two adulterous lovers turned murderers. Located in Northern Ireland, dentist Colin Howell, played by James Nesbitt (Bloodlands, The Missing, Cold Feet) meets Sunday school teacher Hazel Buchanan, played by Genevieve O’Reilly (Star Wars, Overwatch, Spooks). Despite being seen as pillars of their community and happily married to other people, they instantly fall in love and embark on a passionate affair that leads them to an elaborate plot to kill both their spouses. Based on a true story, this four-part series unravels the consequences and brings justice to the victims.
Created by BAFTA-winning writer Stuart Urban (Revelation) and directed by Nick Murphy (The Awakening). The drama was BAFTA nominated as Best Drama Miniseries and won the Royal Television Society award for Best Drama.
12th OCTOBER 2021
- ‘BRIDESHEAD REVISITED’ SEASON 1 – REMASTERED IN 4K, EXCLUSIVE & NEW TO BRITBOX
Touted the greatest television adaption of all time, this iconic series celebrates its 40th anniversary. British film royalty, Jeremy Irons (Lolita, The Lion King, Die Hard) and Anthony Andrews (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Ivanhoe, The King’s Speech) star in this classic, evocative, romantic drama. Based on Evelyn Waugh’s 1940s best-seller, the series follows British officer Charles Ryder and his 20 year friendship with two aristocratic siblings who reside at Brideshead Castle.
Brideshead Revisited has received multiple awards including seven BAFTAs, two Golden Globes and a Primetime Emmy. BritBox is the only place to watch the remastered 4K version of the series.
15th OCTOBER 2021
- ‘THE PEMBROKESHIRE MURDERS: CATCHING THE GAME SHOW KILLER’ DOCUMENTARY – EXCLUSIVE & NEW TO BRITBOX
A detailed look into the true crime story behind The Pembrokeshire Murders series. This documentary closely unravels the true story behind the Pembrokeshire Murders series and how a team of detectives, forensic scientists and lawyers brought one of the most notorious serial killers in Welsh history to justice after 20 years of evading prosecution. It features rare archival footage as well as interviews with journalists, family members of the victims, forensic scientist Dr Angela Gallop, and DCI Steve Wilkins who worked closely together to find the murderer.
21st OCTOBER 2021
- ‘ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL’ SEASON 2 – EXCLUSIVE & AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE, COMPLETE BOXSET EXPRESS FROM THE UK
A record breaking series based on the worldwide bestselling novels set in Yorkshire returns for Season 2. Following the huge success of the revival of the original 1970s series last year, All Creatures Great and Small has returned to BritBox. One of the most highly requested seasons globally, escape to 1930s countryside Yorkshire for another season filled with charming stories centred around a rural veterinary practice.
Starring the series favourite Nicholas Ralph alongside Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter, Me Before You), Rachel Shenton (Switched at Birth, The Silent Child) and Callum Woodhouse (The Durrells, Cold Feet).
All Creatures Great and Small first reboot season was Channel 5’s highest rating show since 2016. BritBox is the only place to watch the complete boxset of All Creatures Great and Small remake as well as the original series.
25th OCTOBER 2021
- ‘THE GREAT POTTERY THROW DOWN’ SEASONS 1-2 – NEW TO BRITBOX
Britain’s best home potters face off to be crowned the best in the country. Ten of Britain’s best home potters compete against each other to take the title of the country’s Top Potter. Set in Stoke-on-Trent, the home of pottery, the contestants take on challenging tasks to test their skills and techniques from wheel throwing to recreate bone china chandeliers, porcelain tea sets and intricate figurines. For lovers of The Great British Sewing Bee, this series is perfect for the watchlist.
Presented by English BBC Radio broadcaster Sarah Cox along with pottery master judges Keith Brymer Jones and Kate Malone.
29th OCTOBER 2021
- ‘PORRIDGE’ SEASONS 1-3 – COMPLETE BOXSET, NEW TO BRITBOX
Critically acclaimed as one of the best British sitcoms of all time, Porridge arrives due to popular demand. Ranking top of the list on British Film Institute’s 100 Greatest British Television Programmes, this multi BAFTA winning sitcom arrives to BritBox with its classic British take on comedy. British comic royalty, Ronnie Barker (The Two Ronnies, and Open All Hours) stars in Porridge as habitual offender Norman Stanley Fletcher, who is serving five years in prison for a recent crime. Fletcher gets acquainted with his new cellmate Lennie Godber played by Richard Beckinsale (Rising Damp, Going Straight), a naive young man serving his first sentence. Fletcher takes Godberg under his wing to humorously show him the ropes of prison life. Also starring David Jason (Only Fools, A Touch of Frost).