BritBox highlights for the month of March include The Confessions of Frannie Langton, The Cleaner, Vera, The Goodies and Father Brown.
This March, Aussies can watch some of the most anticipated shows to come directly from the UK, with fresh content including new series premieres to all-time favourites, catch the best of British television exclusively on BritBox.
‘THE CONFESSIONS OF FRANNIE LANGTON’
SEASON 1, NEW AND EXCLUSIVE TO BRITBOX, BRITBOX ORIGINAL, AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
GENRE: PERIOD DRAMA, CRIME
Adapted from the award winning 2019 period drama novel written by Sara Collins
In a haunting tale of forbidden love, slave turned servant Frannie Langton, played by Karla-Simone Spence (Gold Digger), travels from her Jamaican plantation to 1800s London where she finds herself accused of the brutal murder of her master and mistress.
This gothic mystery is packed with twists and turns, all set in the dark-alleys of old London. Viewers will be hooked on the unique and well-crafted, in-depth story, filled with complexities and modern sensibilities.
The Guardian UK scored the series a 4-star rating and noted that “Bridgerton fans will love The Confessions of Frannie Langton.”
Also starring Patrick Martins (Redemption), Pooky Quesnel (W1A, The Guilty), Sophie Cookson (Gypsy, Kingsman) and Stephen Campbell-Moore (The History Boys, The Bank Job).
Coming to BritBox from 8th March 2023.
SEASON 2, NEW AND EXCLUSIVE TO BRITBOX, AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
Greg Davies returns as a comedic crime scene cleaner
Following the huge success of the first season launched in 2022, The Cleaner is back for a second season of dark comedy and celebrity guest appearances.
BAFTA award winner Greg Davies (Inbetweeners, Taskmaster) plays Paul ‘Wicky’ Wickstead, a chatty crime scene cleaning technician. In his job, he encounters the most unusual characters, from people who knew the victims to the occasional murderer returning to the scene of crime.
The hilarious crime comedy is based on the multi-award-winning German cult hit Der Tatortreiniger. The first season saw guest appearances from Helena Bonham Carter (Fight Club, Sweeney Todd, Les Miserables) ,and David Mitchell (Peep Show, Ambassadors).
Coming to BritBox from 30th March 2023.
SEASON 11, NEW TO BRITBOX
GENRE: CRIME DRAMA
Watch the biggest collection of Vera in Australia only on BritBox
DCI Vera Stanhope played by Brenda Belthyn (Pride & Prejudice, Secrets & Lies) returns with her notable wit and charm, leading a diligent team of detectives as they investigate six complex and murderous crimes set against the stunning coastal landscape of Northumberland.
Coming to BritBox from 2nd March 2023.
SEASON 2, 5-8, NEW AND EXCLUSIVE TO BRITBOX
More seasons added of BritBox’s most requested comedy
BritBox is bringing more highly demanded seasons to its collection of The Goodies, with these new seasons being absent from Australian TV screens for many years.
Cherished as Britain’s favourite sitcom throughout the 70s and 80s, The Goodies stars comedians Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie, a hilarious trio who influenced many prominent Australian comedians of today.
Together, the tight knit trio are not afraid to do what it takes, no matter the challenge or consequences. Follow the Goodies and their series of unique sketch comedy, ranging from topical and bizarre schemes to slapstick and musical performances as they practise their no limits motto “we do anything, anytime, anywhere.”
Coming to BritBox from 16th March 2023.
SEASON 10, NEW AND EXCLUSIVE TO BRITBOX, EXCLUSIVE BOXSET
GENRE: DRAMA, MYSTERY
BritBox is the only place to watch all seasons in Australia
Set in the 1950s, Mark Williams (Harry Potter, Shakespeare in Love) is back as Father Brown with John Burton (Coronation Street) as Sergeant Goodfellow, solving baffling murders and crimes around the sleepy fictional village of Kembleford, located in Gloucestershire in the Cotswolds.
Coming to BritBox from 23rd March 2023.
COMPLETE LIST OF WHAT’S COMING TO BRITBOX IN MARCH 2023 – IN DATE ORDER
VERA, SEASON 11, 2ND MARCH 2023
HAMPSTEAD, FILM, 3RD MARCH 2023
PENELOPE KEITH’S COASTAL VILLAGES, 7TH MARCH
THE CONFESSIONS OF FRANNIE LANGTON, SEASON 1, 8TH MARCH 2023
SONG FOR MARION, FILM, 10TH MARCH 2023
SARAH BEENY’S NEW LIFE IN THE COUNTRY, SEASON 2, 14TH MARCH 2023
THE GOODIES, SEASONS 2,5-8, 16TH MARCH 2023
UNFORGOTTEN, SEASON 4, 17TH MARCH 2023
IS ANYBODY THERE?, FILM, 17TH MARCH 2023
HIGHLAND VET, SEASON 3, 21ST MARCH 2023
FATHER BROWN, SEASON 10, 23RD MARCH 2023
DAVID BRENT: LIFE ON THE ROAD, FILM, 24TH MARCH 2023
THE CLEANER, SEASON 2, 30TH MARCH 2023
AN INSPECTOR CALLS, MOVIE, 31ST MARCH
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