New on BritBox in the US for January 2024: ‘The Repair Shop’, crime dramas and more

BritBox is kicking off the new year with some brilliant British television shows for American audiences.

The streaming service begins January with some festive fun from Mrs Brown’s Boys, before bringing us a selection of crime dramas as the month continues with brand new episodes of Reyka, Ross Kemp’s hit mini-series Blind Spot, and Northern Irish police drama Blue Lights.

Later on there’s the eleventh season of Father Brown, arriving just a couple of weeks after its UK debut, and another chance to watch Robbie Coltrane’s Murderland from 2009.

British TV fans in the US will also get to enjoy the much-loved BBC series The Repair Shop, perfect cosy viewing during the cold winter afternoons.

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Here are all the upcoming new additions:


Mrs. Brown’s Boys – New Year’s Day 2024 Special (available from 1 January 2024)

In the holiday season, Mrs. Brown’s (Brendan O’Carroll) quest for a peaceful Christmas is thwarted as Cathy takes on cooking, a sentimental decoration disappears, and a surprise guest disrupts the tranquility.

As the New Year begins, the gang tackles a challenging health regime, prompting Agnes to confront mysteries from the past raised by a mysterious visitor to Finglas.


Chaplin (available from 1 January 2024)

Re-creation of the life of comic genius Charlie Chaplin (Robert Downey Jr) from his humble beginnings in south London through his early days in British vaudeville, his silent movie career in America and his late masterpieces.

His turbulent personal life saw four marriages and an enforced exile from the US – though he returned to receive an honorary Oscar in 1972.


Reyka – Season 2 (available from 4 January 2024)

The second season of International Emmy nominated, original crime drama Reyka returns to the criminal underworld of South Africa and follows criminal profile Reyka Gama (International Emmy nominee Kim Englebrecht) as she investigates human trafficking and another depraved serial killer.


Blind Spot – Season 1 (available from 10 January 2024)

This 4-part thriller revolves around the disappearance of a woman and follows the story of Hannah Quinn (Beth Alsbury), a disabled CCTV monitor working in a rough estate.

When Hannah witnesses a known violent criminal leading a young woman into a blind spot on the cameras, she becomes convinced that the woman has been murdered. However, she faces resistance from apathetic policeman Tony Warden (Ross Kemp) who is assigned to the case.


Monday Monday – Season 1 (available from 15 January 2024)

A group of workers at the head office of a supermarket chain rise to the challenge of moving to Leeds. Sally (Morven Christie, Grantchester) relocates with her company, but her fresh start is complicated by a crush on the charming-and taken-Steven (Tom Ellis, Lucifer).

Miranda Hart and Jenny Aggutter also star.


Blue Lights – Season 1 (available from 17 January 2024)

Belfast based drama Blue Lights follows new police recruits Grace, Annie, and Tommy, as they learn the ropes in a high-pressure environment.

Grace is a former social worker who has decided to switch careers in her forties, Annie has had to leave everything she knows behind, and Tommy finds it challenging to be on the frontline.

The team deal with divided communities, criminal gangs, and struggle to know who to trust, all while wondering if they have made the right choice in joining the PSNI.


Royal Autopsy – Season 1 (available from 18 January 2024)

Professor Alice Roberts pieces together how and why Queen Elizabeth I and King Charles II died by bringing together a blend of historical and medical expertise, and by using contemporaneous accounts and documents.


Father Brown – Season 11 (available from 23 January 2024)

Mark Williams returns as the titular Father Brown in the return of the smash his mystery series.

In the eleventh season, audiences can expect numerous new compelling mysteries, including one at an arts and crafts fair, another at a crime writing festival, and one at a “food fayre to die for.”

This season catches up on fan-favorite characters and welcomes guest appearances from Sister Boniface (Lorna Watson) and more.


The Jonathan Ross Show – Christmas Special 2023 (available from 24 January 2024)

For over two decades Jonathan has been a giant of the television landscape, winning massive audiences for every show with his celebrity guests, live music and trademark humor.

From the light entertainment shows that made him a household name, to film reviews, comedy panel shows and hosting awards ceremonies, Jonathan Ross is showbiz. His charming style means he gets far more from his guests than any other interviewer, as stars spill their secrets.


The Repair Shop – Seasons 1-2 (available from 25 January 2024)

The Repair Shop follows a workshop where broken or damaged family heirlooms are brought back to life.

Furniture restorer and presenter Jay Blades hosts as fellow furniture restorers, horologists, metal workers, ceramicists, upholsterers and other skilled craftsmen of all types are brought together to work in one space to restore much-loved possessions to their former glory.

Many of these items have incredible stories behind them and a unique place in history.


Murderland – Season 1 (available from 29 January 2024)

Cracker star Robbie Coltrane stars in a thriller told from three different perspectives.

Murderland tells a traumatic murder story through the eyes of three central characters: Carrie, the daughter of the murdered woman, Hain, the detective in charge of the investigation and Sally, the murder victim.

Clever and compelling, Murderland poses the question – can you move on from terrible unexplained events that befall you as a child, and grow up to make a new life? Or will you be forever trapped, haunted, unable to live fully until you know the truth?

Murderland is a knife edge thriller of revenge, redemption and rough justice, where three different perspectives eventually piece together the truth.


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