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The Pembrokeshire Murders, Spitting Image, and more, coming to BritBox in September

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With the season blossoming into spring, BritBox is celebrating this month in true British garden party style. Enjoy lighthearted British television comedies or get inspired with new at-home hobbies such as gardening, sewing and cooking. For binge-watching evenings, sit back and watch the best of British television and film such as a gripping true crime drama or nostalgic sci-fi. 

HIGHLIGHTS

The Pembrokeshire Murders
23rd September

From the makers of Line of Duty, Pembroke Murders comes exclusively to BritBox, starring Luke Evans (Dracula Untold, Beauty and the Beast, The Great Train Robbery). This three-part mini-series follows a true crime pursuit of the most notorious serial killer in Welsh history.

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show
27th September

Exclusive and express from the UK, the world’s most prestigious flower and landscape garden event returns for 2021 with special guests. Past show guests include Monty Don, Joanna Lumley, Dame Judi Dench, Mary Berry and the Royal family.

Mum
3rd September

Exclusive and complete boxset, Mum, an award-winning comedy series that follows a recently widowed suburban mother as she finds her feet after the loss of her husband, is also coming to BritBox. From the makers of Rev. and Hot Fuzz.

Blake’s 7
28th September

Cult sci-fi, Blake’s 7 finally arrives to BritBox, being one of BritBox’s most requested series since launch. BritBox is the only place to watch Blake’s 7 in Australia.

Spitting Image
13th September

Spitting Image returns for season 2 exclusively on BritBox express. The ultra topical puppet parody series is back to savagely lampoon the world’s biggest figures.


FULL TITLES

1 September

The Great British Sewing Bee
Seasons 1-5
Amateur sewers compete to win the title of Britain’s best home sewer 

This highly rated series brings together a selection of Britain’s passionate home sewers to take on a series of difficult challenges to recreate patterns, alterations and designs with their sewing machines. 

The series is hosted by television personality Claudia Winkleman (Best Home Cook, Strictly Come Dancing) and later by comedian Joe Lycett (Live at the Apollo, Nevermind the Buzzcocks)

A highly requested fan favourite that has become the most watched lifestyle show on BritBox. 

3 September

Mum
Seasons 1-3
Exclusive, complete box set
A heart-warming comedy that received 5 star reviews from The Guardian UK. 

Written by BAFTA award-winning sketch comedy performer Stefan Golaszewski (Him & Her), the series follows a recently widowed suburban mother as she finds her feet after the loss of her husband. Starring Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread, Another Year, River), watch her navigate life surrounded by her supportive yet sometimes problematic friends and family. 

Created by the minds behind Friday Night Dinner, Man Up, Hot Fuzz, The Job Lot, Rev., Cold Feet and Black Books, Mum has received multiple awards including best comedy writer and best female comedian performance from the Royal Television Society. 

7 September

Mary Berry’s Quick Cooking
New to BritBox
Mary Berry travels the world to learn the art of quick cooking 

Mary Berry is Britain’s queen of baking. The author of more than 70 cookbooks, celebrity chef Berry embarks on a journey around the world to find delicious recipes that take seconds to create. 

From fiery wok kitchens, bustling airports, frantic festival fields and warship mess halls to traditional Roman kitchens and the famous spice markets in Marrakech, Mary Berry explores the world of fast cooking.

Get your tummy roaring with dishes such as cappuccino chocolate pie and king prawn and broccoli stir fry as Mary Berry teaches the art of quick and effortless cooking. 

One of the highest rating cooking shows on BBC2 in 2019, this season complements the growing Mary Berry collection on BritBox. 

13 September

Spitting Image
Season 2
BritBox original, exclusive to BritBox, express from the UK
The ultra-topical puppet parody series is back to savagely lampoon the world’s biggest figures with some uncanny caricatures.

Following the highly popular first season, expect the show’s expert team of impressionists and writers to lampoon the top news stories of the week through the use of caricature-like puppets. From world leaders to controversial billionaires, and even Australia’s own Prime Minister Scott Morrison, gear up for sharp-witted humour and commentary on the news of today. 

Made exclusively for BritBox, Spitting Image was revived last year after originally airing in 1984 and 1996. With original Spitting Image creator Roger Law remaining at the helm, there’s no doubt these puppets will be as controversial as ever in this satirical comedy. 

16 September

Hidcote: A Garden for All Seasons
Documentary – new to BritBox
Step into one of the most famed and notable gardens of all time.

The Hidcote Garden is thought to be the world’s most-influential garden of the 20th century and the inspiration to renowned garden designers of today. 

This special tells the story of Hidcote and Major Lawrence Johnston, the enigmatic genius behind it. Located in the beautiful Cotswolds, Hidcote was the first garden ever taken on by the National Trust, who spent £3.5 million restoring this intricate garden using Johnston’s original vision. 

This documentary takes you through a visual feast of the garden’s stunning ‘outdoor rooms’ with each section possessing its own character. 

23 September

The Pembrokeshire Murders
Exclusive and new to BritBox
Must-watch true crime drama from the creators of Line of Duty 

The Pembrokeshire Murders is a gripping true crime story about the pursuit of the most notorious serial killer in Welsh history. The three-part miniseries follows DCI Steve Wilkins played by Luke Evans (Dracula Untold, Beauty and the Beast, The Great Train Robbery) who is tasked with hunting down notorious serial killer John Cooper. 

From the producers of Line of Duty and written by BAFTA-nominated Nick Stevens (In Plain Sight), this series also stars Keith Allen (Shallow Grave, Robin Hood) and Oliver Ryan (Killing Me Softly, All The Money In The World). With more than 11 million viewers, The Pembrokeshire Murders broke rating records when it aired in the U.K earlier this year.

27 September

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021
Exclusive and new to BritBox
Express from the UK
The world’s most prestigious flower and landscape garden event returns for 2021.

For the first time in its 100-year history, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show will be held in September, complete with its signature awe-inspiring floral and garden designs. 

Coined the floral London Fashion Week, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is known for its A-list attendance with past show guests including Monty Don, Joanna Lumley, Dame Judi Dench, Mary Berry and the Royal family

This year’s event will celebrate the hardworking lives of nurses and the NHS, with a series of outstanding and colourful gardens in tribute to the nursing profession.

28 September 

Blake’s 7
Series 1-4
Exclusive and new to BritBox
One of BritBox’s most requested series finally arrives due to popular demand 

A cult classic that smashed television ratings in the 70s and 80s, Blake’s 7 has remained a fan favourite since its first ever broadcast in 1978 which received more than 10 million views. 

Fast forward to a time where intergalactic travel is possible and follow freedom fighter Roj Blake, played by Gareth Thomas (Star Maidens, Knights of God) and his raffish band of outlaws on board the spaceship Liberator as they take on the might of the Federation. Created by iconic writer Terry Nation also starring Michael Keating (EastEnders, Midsomer Murders) and Paul Darrow (Doctor Who, Die Another Day).

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