BritBox UK February releases 2021 – new series, TV and films

BRITBOX really is the gift that keeps on giving by bringing us endless British TV to binge watch.

They are constantly dropping old and new shows for us to devour, boxset by boxset.

What will be released on BritBox in February 2021?

February 1

  • Bad Behaviour (1993) starring Stephen Rea
  • Food of Love (1997) starring Richard E. Grant
  • The Frog Prince (1984) starring Jane Snowden
  • Mr Love (1985) starring Barry Lyndon
  • Finding Your Feet (2018) starring Imelda Staunton, Joanna Lumley and Timothy Spall
  • Funny Cow (2018) starring Maxine Peake
  • The Ritual (2017) starring Rafe Spall
  • Attack the Block (2011) starring John Boyega and Jodie Whittaker

February 4

  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrel (2015) With magic long since lost to England, two men are destined to bring it back; the reclusive Mr Norrell and daring novice Jonathan Strange.
  • The Scapegoat (2012) An unemployed teacher meets his exact double in a British pub and becomes sucked into the man's wrecked life.
  • Tracking Down Maggie (1994) An insightful documentary from award-winning director Nick Broomfield that breaks through the public persona of the 'Iron Lady', Margaret Thatcher.
  • The Beatles: Made on Merseyside (2018) They defined music and popular culture like no other band ever will. But how did The Beatles make the journey from Merseyside teenagers to international pop stars in the 1960s?
  • Secrets of the Lusitania: Terror at Sea (2007) This 90-minute film is a dramatisation of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania on 7 May 1915 by a German U-boat, U-20.
  • Terror at Sea: The Sinking of the Concordia (2012) The cruise ship – which got off to a bad start when the champagne bottle failed to break on its launch – fell prey to the omens when it sank on Friday 13 January 2012 off the Italian coast.
  • Holy Flying Circus (2014) In 1979, Monty Python made Life of Brian and the debate about what is an acceptable subject for comedy was blown wide open.
  • Armstrong and Miller/ The Armstrong and Miller Show (1997-2001) Beneath the veneer of po-faced respectability lies a wealth of characters in Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller's sketch show.
  • The Kumars at No 42 Seasons 5-7 (2004-2006) Two further seasons of the only star-studded variety show filmed from a back garden in Wembley.
  • Leaving Neverland (2019) A British-American documentary film directed and produced by British filmmaker Dan Reed about Michael Jackson.
  • From Russia with Cash (2015) The documentary shows an undercover journalist posing as a Russian government minister.

February 11

  • We’ll Take Manhattan (2017) Drama which explores the love affair between photographer David Bailey and supermodel Jean Shrimpton after they are sent to New York for a prestigious Vogue photoshoot in 1962.
  • Take Me Out (2010-2017) Single ladies across the UK get a chance at a dream date in this game show presented by `matchmaker' Paddy McGuinness.
  • The Somme 1916: From Both Sides of the Wire (2005) Never have so many soldiers been killed in one day’s fighting: a staggering 25,000 dead, most in the first hour. The Somme follows a group of young men through that first day.
  • The Weather Business: Inside the Met Office (2015) With unique and unprecedented access to the UK Met Offices Exeter Headquarters at its busiest time of the year.
  • The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan (2018) Comedian and TV presenter Romesh Ranganathan travels way beyond his comfort zone and the world of complimentary breakfast buffets to some of the most unlikely places on earth for a holiday.

February 13

  • The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021) Acclaimed actor Luke Evans takes the lead in this true-crime drama, a three-part mini-series depicting the pursuit of a cold-blooded serial killer.

February 18

  • Death Comes to Pemberley (2013) Adaptation of PD James's bestselling homage to Pride and Prejudice. Elizabeth and Darcy, now six years married, are preparing for their annual ball when festivities are brought to an abrupt halt.
  • The Fall (2013 – 2016) A detective superintendent battles her own personal demons as she tries to get inside the head of a serial killer hiding behind a family-man facade.
  • The Great Train Robbery (2013) Telling the story behind the most infamous heist in British history on its 50th anniversary.
  • Chelmsford 123 (1988 – 1990) All of the comedy series set in Chelmsford in AD 123.
  • Capital (2015) On one day, the people of one South London street all receive an anonymous postcard with the simple message 'we want what you have'. Its unsettling ripples affect every corner of the community.
  • Richard III: The Burial of the King (2015) The extraordinary journey of Richard III, from car park to cathedral, culminates in a series of live programmes on the week he is finally laid to rest.

February 25

  • Call the Midwife Season 9 (2020) A moving and intimate insight into the colourful world of midwifery in 1960s east London.
  • PhoneShop (2010- 2013) All episodes from the British sitcom set in a high street mobile phone store.
  • ‘Allo ‘Allo (1982 – 1992) All episodes of the wartime sitcom about the French Resistance.
  • United (2013) Drama based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary Busby Babes and the 1958 Munich air crash that claimed eight of their number.

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