BBC Studios and ITV have announced the BritBox April 2023 titles, which include everything from new BritBox Originals to classic British fare. BritBox is a digital video subscription service offering the largest collection of British TV in the U.S. and Canada.
The BritBox April 2023 schedule includes an in-depth look at the man behind Logan Roy of Succession. BritBox’s exclusive interview with Emmy Award winner Brian Cox in his home country of Scotland is titled An Interview with Brian Cox.
Fans will also be able to explore some of Cox’s past work, including Bob Servant Independent, Saltwater, and Blue/Orange. These new additions join Cox’s other work on BritBox, including appearances in Shetland, Red Dwarf, Agatha Christie’s Marple, and more.
The BritBox April 2023 slate also features Originals Sister Boniface Mysteries and Grace, which return to bless mystery fans with new episodes as they enter their second and third seasons, respectively.
BritBox is available for $7.99 per month or $79.99 per year — after an introductory free trial period — on Roku, Amazon Fire TV stick, Apple TV 4th Gen, Samsung, LG and all iOS and Android devices, AirPlay, Chromecast, and online at BritBox.com.
BritBox is also available on Amazon Channels for Prime members and on Apple TV Channels on supported devices.
Created by two British content powerhouses — BBC Studios, the subsidiary arm of the BBC, and ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster — the service features iconic favorites, exclusive premieres, and current series and soaps – most available within 24 hours after their UK premiere.
BritBox also offers expert curation and playlists that enable fans to easily find programs they know and discover new favorites via the web, mobile, tablet and connected TVs.
BRITBOX APRIL 2023 SCHEDULE
April 1, 2023: Antiques Roadshow S42 | New to BritBox | 25 x 60’
The 42nd series of Britain’s best-loved and most popular antiques appraisal show travels around the country staging a free antiques valuation day for people to bring along their treasured objects and family heirlooms.
April 4, 2023: Sister Boniface Mysteries S2 | BritBox Original, North American Premiere, BritBox Exclusive | 10 x 60’
The acclaimed, light-hearted murder-mystery series returns, along with its eponymous Vespa-driving, crime-solving Catholic nun.
It’s the 1960s and Sister Boniface (Lorna Watson, (The IT Crowd), with her aptitude for detective work, is an invaluable asset to the Great Slaughter Police Department.
April 6, 2023: Jesus of Nazareth | New to BritBox | 4 x 100’
Robert Powell (The Italian Job) stars in the epic 1977 drama chronicling the birth, life, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.
With Laurence Olivier (Rebecca), James Earl Jones (Star Wars) and Ian McShane (Deadwood).
April 11, 2023: An Interview with Brian Cox | BritBox Original, North American Premiere, BritBox Exclusive | 1 x 60’
Award-winning actor Brian Cox (Succession, King Lear) sits down for an exclusive, in-depth interview on his life and career.
From his early years in Scotland and Shakespearean beginnings to his contemporary roles across film and television, no stone is unturned in this heartfelt interview with the iconic actor.
April 11, 2023: Bob Servant Independent | New to BritBox | S 1 6 x 30’, S2 3 x 30’
When Broughty Ferry’s MP is decapitated in a car crash, the resulting by-election receives an unlikely candidate. Local cheeseburger tycoon Bob Servant (Brian Cox, Succession) launches an eccentric campaign, managed by hapless right-hand man Frank (Jonathan Watson, Two Doors Down).
Over the series, Bob and Frank battle with slick English candidate Nick Edwards (Rufus Jones, W1A) and his wife (Pollyanna McIntosh, The Walking Dead) for the votes of a bewildered Broughty Ferry public.
April 11, 2023: Saltwater | New to BritBox | 1 x 95′
The ups and downs in the lives of a widowed fish and chip shop owner and his three children. College student Carmel (Valerie Spelman, Call Girl), is involved with her philosophy lecturer, while her younger brother Joe (Laurence Kinlan, Marcella) is constantly in trouble at school.
As well as running the shop and handling his kids, George (Brian Cox, Succession) must find a way to pay off his debt to a dangerous bookie, so eldest son Frank (Peter MacDonald, The Batman), decides to help out, staging a daring – and inept – robbery.
April 11, 2023: Blue/Orange | New to BritBox| 1 x 95′
Based on the award-winning play by Joe Penhall, Blue/ Orange follows a young doctor (John Simm, Grace) who clashes with an older colleague (Brian Cox, Succession) about the condition of a mental patient (Shaun Parkes, Small Axe).
In a London psychiatric hospital, an enigmatic patient claims to be the son of an African dictator – a story that becomes unnervingly plausible. Blue/Orange is an incendiary tale of race, madness and a Darwinian power struggle at the heart of a dying National Health Service.
April 20, 2023: Grace S3 | BritBox Original, North American Premiere, BritBox Exclusive| 3 x 90
Based on the bestselling novels of Peter James, John Simm (Crime) returns as the troubled but unyielding DS Roy Grace as he solves even more mind bending crimes along the Brighton coast and walks a career tightrope by using his instincts and unorthodox methods to get results.