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THE GOODIES, MANHUNT, and more, coming to BritBox in July

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As the weather gets colder and winter is in full force, let BritBox be your escape from the chill. Settle into the couch as BritBox gives you an excuse to snuggle up indoors.

This month, award-winning crime dramas, side-splitting comedies, exclusive royal content, and British lifestyle and documentaries await on BritBox. 

HIGHLIGHTS

BritBox original ‘Wedding of the Century’  is arriving to BritBox this July. Marking 40 years since the moment when Prince Charles and Princess Diana wed, this feature length documentary includes remastered footage, exclusive interviews with insiders involved in planning the event + much more!

Wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana (image – REX / Shutterstock)

The Goodies, will be streaming exclusively on BritBox from this July. Since BritBox launched in Australia, The Goodies has been one of Australia’s most requested shows. Cherished as Britain’s favourite sitcom, The Goodies features a hilarious trio of comedians who influenced many of Australia’s prominent comedians.

The Goodies (image – BBC)

Lovers of true-crime can settle in and watch BAFTA award-winning series Manhunt starring Martin Clunes. With more than 8 million viewers tuning in when this aired in the UK, this series investigates the death of a French student Amelie Delagrange who was savagely attacked.

FULL SCHEDULE

1st JULY 2021 

Manhunt
Season 1
New to BritBox, complete series

BAFTA award-winning series based on the true story surrounding the investigation of the death of French student Amélie Delagrange 

For lovers of true-crime drama, Manhunt is a must-watch, starring Martin Clunes (Doc Martin, Men Behaving Badly). In the UK more than 8 million viewers tuned in to this riveting drama, based on the true story of how serial killer Levi Bellfield was brought to justice. 

On the evening of 19th August 2004, a 22 year old French student, Amélie Delagrange was savagely attacked on Twickenham Green. DCI Colin Sutton leads a large task force in a fight to find her killer in a case that defines his career. Manhunt will have you on the edge of your seat 

6th JULY 2021 

W1A
Seasons 1-3, new to BritBox

A witty mockumentary featuring an all-star British cast 

Narrated by David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) W1A is a clever BAFTA award-winning ‘The Office’ style mockumentary, with a talented and star studded cast including Jessica Hynes (Shaun of the Dead, Bridget Jones Diary), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey, Notting Hill), Rufus Jones (Home) and Sarah Parish (Bancroft). 

In W1A, Ian Fletcher (Bonneville) who was formerly Head of the Olympic Deliverance Commission has been chosen to be the Head of Values at the BBC, clarifying and setting its core values across all its functions and positioning it confidently for the future. A satirical look at the BBC, this series includes everyday events and how the team hilariously handles them.

8th JULY 2021

Life on Mars
Seasons 1-2
Complete series, new to BritBox

The fantasy crime drama that broke TV ratings records 

Known for its quirky storylines and 1970s nostalgia, Life on Mars is a critically acclaimed series with a strong cult following. 

Manchester police officer Sam Tyler (John Simm (Doctor Who, State of Play, Cracker) is hit by a car in 2006, however wakes up in 1973 working at the same police station. Mixing science fiction with police procedural, Life on Mars explores how Sam adjusts to being transported back to the 70s. 

Also starring Philip Glenister (State of Play, Outcast) and Marshall Lancaster (Coronation Street, The Lakes, Holby City). The series has received multiple awards including an Emmy Award for Best Drama Series and a BAFTA award

BritBox is the only place to watch ratings smash, Life on Mars and its spin-off Ashes to Ashes

12th JULY 2021 

Father Brown
Season 8 – new to BritBox

BritBox has the largest streaming collection of Father Brown; see him return for his next mystery 

Set in a sleepy, picturesque village in the Cotswolds, Father Brown is a witty Roman Catholic priest who has a passion for solving crimes in his fictional village of Kembleford. Based on the stories of GK Chesterton and starring Mark Williams (Harry Potter, 101 Dalmatians, The Borrowers), an empathetic, funny and intelligent Father Brown helps to investigate crimes in a village still struggling with the aftermath of WWII. 

Watch complete seasons 1-8 on BritBox. 

15th JULY 2021

Wedding of the Century
BritBox original, only on BritBox

The exclusively remastered original film of Charles and Diana’s royal wedding, featuring never before seen footage 

2021 marks 40 years since the iconic Royal moment in history when Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer. The marriage of the future King of England and ‘The People’s Princess’ received an estimated global television audience of 750 million people. 

Beautifully restored film of Charles and Diana’s wedding is the jewel in the crown of this feature-length documentary, which also includes never-before-heard anecdotes from the day and interviews with key insiders involved in planning the record-breaking event. These include the chief royal florist David Longman who met with Diana to create a bouquet fit for a princess, musical director Barry Rose who conducted the choir inside St. Paul’s Cathedral, Royal Navy head baker Dave Avery who met with Diana before spending 14 weeks creating the wedding cake, and royal photographer Kent Gavin who captured the ceremony inside St. Paul’s and whom Diana later chose to photograph Prince William’s christening.

16th JULY 2021

David Attenborough’s Natrual History Museum Alive
Documentary – new to BritBox

A BAFTA award winning documentary written and presented by Sir David Attenborough that brings prehistoric animals to life. 

British icon, Sir David Attenborough, takes us on a magical journey through London’s Natural History Museum at night and looks into the many extinct creatures that used to roam the skies and grounds of our planet including dinosaurs, and the Glossotherium, a 13-foot sloth. 

State-of-the-art CGI technology is used to realistically visualise the creatures as Attenborough delves into the history behind them. 

20th JULY 2021

Royal Wives of Windsor
Documentary – new to Britbox

From Diana to Meghan, take an inside look at the life of being a royal wife 

This two-part series explores the lives of iconic royal wives who wed into the house of Windsor over the last century, from the Queen Mother to the Duchess of Cambridge. 

This documentary not only explores what the future royal wives can expect from life as a Windsor, but also how each royal wife has been a reflection of the monarchy’s reinvention. 

20th JULY 2021

Charles and Diana: The Truth Behind the Wedding
Documentary – new to Britbox

A magnified look at the week prior to the wedding that had the whole world watching 

It was a fairy tale wedding, watched by millions as a young Lady Diana Spencer walked down the aisle at St Paul’s Cathedral to marry her Prince Charles. 

To the public eye, the royal couple was seemingly happy. However this documentary shows another side to the perfect veneer, with raw archive interviews of the people closest to the couple. This documentary explores their turbulent relationship and private heartbreak, revealing what really happened in the days leading up to the wedding of the century. 

Featuring interviews with royal staff and news reporters including award winning Journalist, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and royal biographer, Sarah Bradford

22nd JULY 2021

The Goodies
Season 1, 3 and 4 – Only on Britbox

One of BritBox Australia’s most requested UK comedies is here! 

Cherished as Britain’s favourite sitcom throughout the 70s and 80s, The Goodies stars comedians Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie, an hilarious trio who influenced many prominent Australian comedians of today. 

Together, the tight knit trio are not afraid to do what it takes, no matter the challenge or consequences. Follow the Goodies and their series of unique sketch comedy, ranging from topical and bizarre schemes to slapstick and music performances as they practice their no limits motto “we do anything, anytime, anywhere.” 

Following huge demand from Australians, watch select seasons of this classic comedy cleared exclusively for BritBox Australia. 

27 JULY 2021 

David Attenborough’s Tasmania
Documentary, new to BritBox

The world’s favourite documentary maker, Sir David Attenborough showcases Tasmania’s raw beauty 

From the rare Tasmanian Devil, white wallabies, and jumping ants to a sea that glows a neon blue at night, Sir David Attenborough takes us on a journey to Tasmania’s weird yet wonderful wilderness. 

Explore the island’s coastline, pristine rivers, and its extraordinary animal inhabitants. This visually captivating documentary shows how unique the island of Tasmania is in comparison to mainland Australia. 

29th July 2021 

Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites
Season 1, new to BritBox

Britain’s most loved home cook, Mary Berry shares some of her favourite recipes 

With over 70 published cookbooks and presenter of Great British Bake Off, Dame Mary Berry more than deserves her royal baking title of “Mary, Queen of Cakes.” 

This intimate series looks into Mary’s personal life, from visiting her favourite childhood ice cream parlour in Bath to sharing her favourite dishes to cook for her grandchildren such as harissa spiced lamb and a foolproof lemon meringue pie. Step into Mary’s kitchen as she shares her top secrets and anecdotes behind her all-time favourite dishes. 

For more information on BritBox or to claim your 7 day free trial, visit www.britbox.com 

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