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BritBox today announced content launching on the site in February 2020

London, January 7th: BritBox today announced content launching on the site in February 2020.  

Subscribers can enjoy award-winning documentaries, nail-biting thrillers, acclaimed dramas and more next month, where the best of British creativity comes together.

6th February 

Les Miserables (2018) Exclusive to BritBox

A six-part, epic adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel in which an extraordinary cast of characters struggle to survive in war-torn France. A story of love, injustice, redemption and hope starring Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Lily Collins and Olivia Coleman. 

The Lost Honour Of Christopher Jefferies (2014)

A two-part series based on the true story of Christopher Jefferies, a retired schoolmaster who was arrested when his tenant, 25-year-old landscape architect Joanna Yeates, was found murdered on Christmas Day in 2010. While in police custody, Jefferies became the most familiar face in Britain. Starring Jason Watkins, written by Peter Morgan and directed by Roger Michell. 

13th February

The Hour (2011-2012)

Both series of the critically-acclaimed drama set behind the scenes of a 1950s BBC current affairs programme. Starring Ben Whishaw, Dominic West and Romola Garai, created by Abi Morgan.

The Up Series (1964-2019) Exclusive to BritBox

All nine series to date of ITV’s landmark documentary series which began in 1964, following a group of people drawn from startlingly different backgrounds who have allowed television cameras to drop into their lives at seven year intervals ever since. 

20th February

Three Girls (2017)

A three-part drama based on the true stories of victims of grooming and sexual abuse in Rochdale. Starring Molly Windsor, Ria Zmitrowicz and Liv Hill. 

Tracey Ullman’s Show (2016-2018)

All three series of the comedy sketch show. Tracey Ullman offers her unique take on some extraordinary characters living in, or visiting, the busy global hub that is the UK.

27th February

The Last Weekend (2012) 

A three-part adaptation of Blake Morrison’s best-selling suspense thriller. Set over a long weekend in East Anglia, this is a chilling story of a rivalrous friendship. Starring Rupert Penry-Jones, Shaun Evans, Genevieve O’Reilly, Claire Keelan and Alexander Karim.

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About BritBox

BritBox is a digital video subscription service created by the BBC and ITV. The service brings the very best in past, present and future British programming and award-winning content to viewers all in one place for £5.99 per month in HD. British TV boxsets from All 4 and British films from Film 4 will launch on the service in 2020. The service includes high quality factual and entertainment content from Channel 5 plus original British comedies from Comedy Central UK. BritBox features the biggest collection of British content available on any streaming service, and brand new commissions for British production companies specifically created for BritBox. BritBox also offers expert curation and playlists that will enable viewers to easily find programmes they know and discover new favourites via web, mobile, tablet, connected TVs and Chromecast.