BRITBOX Australia: OCTOBER 2021 Streaming Release Schedule
Australia: Here’s your full OCTOBER release schedule for UK streaming service BritBox!
OCTOBER 1, 2021
- ‘RED DWARF’ SEASONS 1-12 – COMPLETE BOX SET, NEW ON BRITBOX
One of BritBox’s most requested sci-fi series is coming due to popular demand. This Emmy-winning sitcom meets sci-fi takes place aboard Red Dwarf, a massive mining spaceship with hundreds of crew members. The series opens with a deadly radioactive leak that kills everyone on board except one, a chicken soup maker repairer named Dave Lister. Follow Lister’s lonely life as he finds solace through a hologram of his deceased roommate and a cat that has evolved into humanoid form.
With Craig Charles (Coronation Street), Danny John-Jules (Death in Paradise) and Chris Barrie (The Brittas Empire).
- FILM ‘THE QUATERMASS EXPERIMENT’ – NEW ON BRITBOX
A cult British sci-fi to add to BritBox’s extensive David Tennant collection. Adapted from the cult classic of the 1950s of the same name, it is the first television drama series to be broadcast live by the BBC in over twenty years. This futuristic vision of space exploration follows Professor Bernard Quatermass as he and his crew travel the universe. However, when they return from their trip, they discover that one of the crew members has been overtaken by an evil alien who wants to destroy Earth.
With David Tennant (Doctor Who), Adrian Dunbar (Service Line) and Jason Flemyng (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels).
OCTOBER 7, 2021
- ‘THE SECRET’ SEASON 1 – NEW ON BRITBOX
Based on a true criminal story of two adulterous lovers turned murderers. Located in Northern Ireland, dentist Colin Howell, played by James Nesbitt (Bloodlands, The Missing, Cold Feet) meets Sunday School teacher Hazel Buchanan, played by Genevieve O’Reilly (Star Wars, Overwatch, Spooks) . Although they are considered mainstays of their community and happily married to other people, they instantly fall in love and engage in a passionate affair that leads them to an elaborate plot to kill both of their spouses. Based on a true story, this four-part series unravels the consequences and brings justice to the victims.
Created by BAFTA-winning writer Stuart Urban (Revelation) and directed by Nick Murphy (The Awakening). The drama was nominated at the BAFTAs for Best Drama Mini-Series and won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Drama.
12 OCTOBER 2021
- ‘BRIDESHEAD REVISITED’ SEASON 1 – REMASTERED IN 4K, EXCLUSIVE AND NEW ON BRITBOX
Billed as the greatest TV adaptation of all time, this iconic series celebrates its 40th anniversary. British cinema royalty Jeremy Irons (Lolita, The Lion King, Die Hard) and Anthony Andrews (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Ivanhoe, The King’s Speech) star in this classic, evocative romantic drama. Based on Evelyn Waugh’s bestseller from the 1940s, the series follows British officer Charles Ryder and his 20-year friendship with two aristocratic siblings who reside at Brideshead Castle.
Brideshead Revisited has received numerous awards, including seven BAFTAs, two Golden Globes, and a Primetime Emmy. BritBox is the only place to watch the remastered 4K version of the series.
OCTOBER 15, 2021
- DOCUMENTARY “THE PEMBROKESHIRE MUDERS: CATCHING THE GAME SHOW KILLER” – EXCLUSIVE AND NEW ON BRITBOX
A detailed look at the real crime story behind The Pembrokeshire Murders series. This documentary takes a close look at the real story behind the Pembrokeshire Murders series and how a team of detectives, forensic scientists and lawyers brought one of the most notorious serial killers in Welsh history to justice after 20 years of evasion of prosecution. It contains rare archive footage as well as interviews with reporters, family members of the victims, forensic doctor Angela Gallop and DCI Steve Wilkins who worked closely to find the killer.
OCTOBER 21, 2021
- ‘ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL’ SEASON 2 – EXCLUSIVE AND AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE, FULL EXPRESS BOXSET FROM THE UK
A record breaking series based on the world blockbusters set in Yorkshire returns for Season 2. Following the huge success of the original 1970s series revival last year, All Creatures Great and Small is back on BritBox . One of the world’s most requested seasons, escape to the Yorkshire countryside of the 1930s for another season filled with charming stories centered around a rural veterinary practice.
With series favorite Nicholas Ralph alongside Matthew Lewis (Harry Potter, Me Before You), Rachel Shenton (Switched at Birth, The Silent Child) and Callum Woodhouse (The Durrells, Cold Feet).
The first reboot season of All Creatures Great and Small has been Channel 5’s highest rated show since 2016. BritBox is the only place to watch the full set of the All Creatures Great and Small remake as well as the original series.
25 OCTOBER 2021
- ‘THE GREAT POTTERY THROW DOWN’ SEASONS 1-2 – NEW ON BRITBOX
The best British potters compete to be crowned the best in the country. Ten of Britain’s best potters compete for the title of the country’s best potter. Located in Stoke-on-Trent, the homeland of pottery, contestants undertake challenging tasks to test their skills and techniques, from throwing a wheel to recreating soft porcelain chandeliers, porcelain tea sets and figurines. complex. For fans of The Great British Sewing Bee, this series is perfect for the watch list.
Presented by Sarah Cox, British host for BBC Radio, with pottery master judges Keith Brymer Jones and Kate Malone.
OCTOBER 29, 2021
- ‘PORRIDGE’ SEASONS 1-3 – FULL BOXSET, NEW ON BRITBOX
Critically acclaimed as one of the best British sitcoms of all time, Porridge arrives due to popular demand. Ranked at the top of the British Film Institute’s 100 Greatest British TV Shows, this multiple-time BAFTA sitcom comes to BritBox with its classic British take on comedy. British comic book royalty Ronnie Barker (The Two Ronnies and Open All Hours) stars in Porridge as repeat offender Norman Stanley Fletcher, who is serving five years in prison for a recent crime. Fletcher meets his new cellmate, Lennie Godber, played by Richard Beckinsale (Rising Damp, Going Straight), a naive young man serving his first sentence. Fletcher takes Godberg under his wing to humorously show him the tricks of prison life. Also with David Jason (Only Fools, A Touch of Frost).
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