New on BritBox in the UK: What’s added in July 2021?

Lots of great new British television shows and movies are coming to BritBox!

The digital video subscription service from the BBC and ITV offers viewers in the UK the very best in past, present and future British programming.

Featuring the biggest collection of British content available on any streaming service, BritBox is available for just £5.99 per month in HD via web, mobile, tablet, and connected TVs.

Here are all of July’s upcoming additions in the UK:


The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (available from 1st July 2021)

In London, 1946, author Juliet Ashton’s career has taken off, but she’s not enjoying promoting her detective stories to eager audiences on a book tour. When she receives a letter from a Guernsey pig farmer inviting her to attend a meeting of his literary society, she eagerly accepts.

What Juliet discovers about her new friends and their secrets leads to her staying on the island much longer than she planned. Starring Lily James and Michiel Huisman.


Monarch of the Glen – Seasons 1-2 (available from 1st July 2021)

Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle. Starring Alexander Morton and Susan Hampshire.


White Teeth (available from 1st July 2021)

Epic comedy-drama series about the lives of three families, woven together across three decades. Starring Om Puri, Geraldine James and Naomie Harris.


Made in Chelsea – Season 21 (available from 1st July 2021)

Expect fun, flirting and fireworks as our favourite SW3 socialites escape Chelsea and bubble up in the countryside.


Prisoner’s Wives – Seasons 1-2 (available from 1st July 2021)

Series about the women struggling with the fall-out from their loved ones’ imprisonment. Starring Pippa Haywood and Iain Glen.


The Syndicate – Season 3 (available from 8th July 2021)

Kay Mellor drama following a group of colleagues whose lives are turned upside down when they jointly win the lottery. Starring Elizabeth Berrington and Lenny Henry.


Bananaman – Seasons 1-3 (available from 8th July 2021)

All three seasons of the iconic animated series. Bananaman is a parody of traditional superheroes; a schoolboy who is transformed into a muscled, caped figure when he eats a banana.


Captain Pugwash – Seasons 1-2 (available from 8th July 2021)

The adventures of Captain Pugwash and his crew aboard the pirate ship – the Black Pig.


Dennis & Gnasher – Seasons 1-2 (available from 8th July 2021)

Dennis and his faithful pet companion Gnasher get up to mischief and mayhem, embarking on a fair few adventures along the way.


The Famous Five – Seasons 1-2 (available from 8th July 2021)

Modern adaptation of Enid Blyton’s adventure stories about Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog. Starring Michele Gallagher, Jennifer Thanisch and Marcus Harris.


Bagpuss – Season 1 (available from 8th July 2021)

Bagpuss and his friends are toys in a turn of the century shop for ‘found things’. When young Emily brings them a new object, the toys come to life to work out what the strange new thing could possibly be.


Grandma’s House – Seasons 1-2 (available from 8th July 2021)

A successful television presenter has doubts about the direction of his career in the business and decides to quit to start searching for something more meaningful to do with his life. Starring Simon Amstell and Linda Bassett.


SoapBox Collection (available from 15th July 2021)

Classic episodes from General Hospital, Take the High Road, CasualtyCrossroads, and Brookside.


The Wedding of the Century (available from 15th July 2021)

A new feature-length documentary marks the 40th anniversary of Charles and Diana’s wedding, featuring beautifully restored high-definition film and exclusive interviews with those who worked behind the scenes.


Ballykissangel – Season 1-2 (available from 15th July 2021)

A young British priest adjusts to life in a rural Irish community where life revolves around the church and the local pub. Everyone knows everyone else’s business, and everyone usually has an opinion on it.

While characters come and go, the small-town qualities remain. Starring Tina Kellegher and Tony Doyle.


Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace (available from 15th July 2021)

This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell. Starring Richard Ayoade and Matt Berry.


Suffragettes with Lucy Worsley (available from 15th July 2021)

Documentary, presented by Lucy Worsley, which uses dramatised testimony to tell the story of a group of working-class women conducting a dangerous campaign for the vote.


Real Housewives of Cheshire – Season 13 (available from 15th July 2021)

The thirteenth season of the reality series which follows a group of women residing in one of the UK’s most affluent areas, the glamorous Golden Triangle of Cheshire.


The Camomile Lawn (available from 22nd July 2021)

Classic 1992 adaptation of Mary Wesley’s 1984 acclaimed novel. Starring Felicity Kendal and Jennifer Ehle.


Zen – Season 1 (available from 22nd July 2021)

Drama series centred around Rome detective Aurelio Zen (Rufus Sewell), who finds it tough being the only honest cop in town. Plotting politicians, a stressed-out boss and vengeful gangsters don’t make it easy. Also starring Caterina Murino and Francesco Quinn.


Utopia – Seasons 1-2 (available from 22nd July 2021)

A group of people who meet online have a manuscript that supposedly predicted the disasters of the previous century. This makes them the target of a clandestine organization. Starring Adheel Akhtar, Paul Higgins and Geraldine James.


Anthony (available from 29th July 2021)

2020 film starring Toheeb Jimoh, Richard Osman and Alexander Armstrong. From writer Jimmy McGovern, the story of Anthony Walker, a black teenager murdered in a racist attack in Merseyside in 2005, and how his life could have been.


Lipstick on Your Collar (available from 29th July 2021)

Dennis Potter’s innovative 1993 musical drama about two rock ‘n roll obsessed War Office clerks. Starring Ewan McGregor, Louise Germaine and Douglas Henshall.


Almost Royal – Season 1 (available from 29th July 2021)

British aristocrats Georgie and Poppy Carlton travel to the United States to closely examine the subjects that define American life today. Starring Ed Gamble, Amy Hoggart and Gemma Whelan.


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