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This December, the highly-anticipated BritBox Original Biopic, Archie, takes centre stage, exploring the life of Archibald Alexander Leach (A.K.A. Cary Grant) through the lofty highs and troubling lows of his life and career.

And the excitement doesn’t stop there – Christmas comes early with holiday specials from fan favourites Sister Boniface Mysteries and All Creatures Great and Small, indulging all your festive streaming desires.

Twelve Days of Britmas also returns this holiday season, with new releases hitting screens every day in the lead-up to Christmas.

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!


ARCHIE

BRITBOX ORIGINAL & EXCLUSIVE

GENRE: BIOPIC, DRAMA

This exclusive BritBox Original explores the double life of Hollywood icon Cary Grant.

Written by BAFTA-winning screenwriter Jeff Pope (A Confession), this exclusive BritBox Original explores the life of Archibald Alexander Leach (A.K.A. Cary Grant) through the lofty highs and troubling lows of his life and career.

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This biographical drama showcases the actor’s life from humble beginnings growing up in poverty in Bristol as Archibald Leach to his unlikely journey into show business, and his Hollywood life at the height of his fame, handsome, wealthy, and one of the most sought-after movie stars in the world.

Starring Jason Issacs (Harry Potter, The Patriot), Laura Aikman (The Job Lot, Liar) and Harriet Walter (Sense and Sensibility, Succession).

Coming to BritBox on 14 December 2023

ALL CREATURES BIG AND SMALL: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2023

NEW & EXCLUSIVE TO BRITBOX

GENRE: DRAMA

The Christmas Special of this much-loved, critically acclaimed series set in the British countryside.

Based on the early life of veterinarian James Herriot, he is fresh out of Glasgow Veterinary College and eager to follow his dream to become a vet in the magnificent Yorkshire Dales.

Continuing on from the fourth season, the war persists to cast a long shadow on the residents of Skeldale House. James tries to return to his pregnant wife, whilst Helen prepares for labour.

Starring Nicholas Ralph (Prey For The Devil), Anna Madeley (Utopia), and Rachel Shenton (Switched At Birth).

Coming to BritBox in December date TBC.

All Creatures Great and Small Christmas Special returns in 2023 (image – theartsdesk.com)

SISTER BONIFACE MYSTERIES: CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2023

BRITBOX EXCLUSIVE

GENRE: MYSTERY

Everyone’s favourite mystery-solving nun is back for some Christmas-themed sleuthing

When a precious jewel is stolen from a snowbound train, the crime-solving nun turns from passenger to detective – uncovering murder, ancient curses and dark family secrets.

It’s Christmas and Britain is in the grips of the ‘Big Freeze’ – the worst winter on record. Sister Boniface and her fellow travellers are stranded after a frozen coupling snaps, leaving the last carriages stranded in snow.

When The Star of the East is stolen from its safe and a passenger is discovered murdered, Sister Boniface uses her considerable skills to solve the mystery. She must decide who among the suspects is responsible. But with little signs of rescue and a failing generator, passengers must contend with a more pressing issue – freezing to death.

Lorna Watson (The Wrong Door, IT Crowd ) returns as TV’s favourite vespa driving, crime-solving, Catholic nun. With a star-studded guest cast including Rupert Vansittart (Game of Thrones, Gentleman Jack), Siobhan Redmond (Queens of Mystery, Two Doors Down) and Timothy West (Last Tango in Halifax, Gentleman Jack).

Coming to BritBox on 4 December 2023

Sister Boniface Series 3 Christmas Episode – Lorna Watson as Sister Boniface (image – BritBox)

STONEMOUTH

NEW TO BRITBOX

GENRE: CRIME DRAMA

A gripping crime drama based in a British small town

Led by Peter Mullan (Payback) as Stewart Gilmour, a man who must return to his hometown for the funeral of a childhood friend.

Stewart Gilmour returns to his hometown for his best friend’s funeral after being run out of Stonemouth two years earlier by his girlfriend Ellie’s criminal family, Stewart is forced to face up to his past whilst uncovering the sinister truth behind best friend Callum’s apparent suicide. Stewart resolves to find out what really happened, despite the threats from Callum and Ellie’s criminal father.

Also starring Sharon Small (The Inspector Lynley Mysteries) and Gary Lewis (Vigil).

Coming to BritBox on 13 December 2023

PRESS

NEW TO BRITBOX

GENRE: DRAMA

Press is set in the world of newspapers – its past driven by hacking scandals, its present at the mercy of the digital age and the 24 hour news cycle, its future uncertain.

Set in the fast-paced and challenging environment of the British newspaper industry, Press follows the personal lives and the constant professional dilemmas facing its characters. The series follows their lives as they attempt to balance work and play, ambition and integrity, amid the never-ending pressure of the 24-hour global news cycle and an industry in turmoil.

Starring Charlotte Riley (In The Heart Of The Sea, Edge of Tomorrow), Priyanga Burford (Industry, King Charles III), Ben Chaplin (The Letter For The King, and Al Weaver (Colette).

Coming to BritBox on 20 December 2023

ALAN CARR’S ADVENTURES WITH AGATHA CHRISTIE

NEW TO BRITBOX

GENRE: DOCUMENTARY

British Comedian Alan Carr explores all things Agatha Christie

Life-long Agatha Christie fanboy Alan Carr embarks on a personal Great British adventure inspired by his literary heroine. In this fun, celebratory and fact-packed travelogue Alan will head off in search of the places that inspired her.

Hosted by writer, comedian and broadcaster Alan Carr (Changing Ends, The Friday Night Project).

Coming to BritBox on 14 December 2023

COMPLETE LIST OF WHAT’S COMING TO BRITBOX IN DECEMBER 2023: (in date order)

Sometimes Always Never, 1st December 2023

Sister Boniface Mysteries Christmas Special, 4th December 2023

The Duke, 8th December 2023

The Great British Sewing Bee: 2021 Christmas Special, 7th December 2023

Stonemouth, S2, 13th December 2023

Archie, 14th December 2023

Alan Carr’s Adventures with Agatha Christie, 14th December 2023

Miss Fisher & The Crypt of Tears, 15th December 2023

Blackout, 16th December 2023

The Way We Live Now, 17th December 2023

Deck The Halls: The Luxury Christmas Decorators, 18th December 2023

Press, 20th December 2023

One Night, 21st December 2023

The Personal History of David Copperfield, 22nd December 2023

All Creatures Great and Small Christmas Special, December 2023

The Last Post, 23 December 2023

Tea With The Dames, 24th December 2023

The Courier, 29th December 2023

Also coming to BritBox in December – the option to download all your favourite titles onto your iOS mobile devices, ready for the holiday season. So, you can binge your favourite box sets and download new titles to view offline, wherever you’re spending Christmas. Android downloads are expected to follow shortly.

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

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Kyle Laidlaw
Kyle Laidlaw
An avid media enthusiast of more than 10 years, Kyle regularly follows all things TV related, both in Australia and overseas with a particular interest in local free-to-air scheduling and new show commissions.
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