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What’s new on BritBox in August 2021

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Sean Bean stars in Time, which is coming to BritBox in the US in August. (Image credit: BBC/Matt Squire/James Stack)

Here’s what’s new on BritBox in August 2021. Don’t forget we also have a full list of BritBox shows if you want to check out everything available on the service.

August is a great month for BritBox with a huge amount of new content coming to the service.

In the UK, Being Human, Upstart Crow, and Terrahawks all arrive. While in the US, Sean Bean drama Time drops. 

We also have a list of all the shows and movies released on the service in August in case you missed them! We have indicated if a show is coming to the US or UK BritBox service.

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New shows and movies on BritBox in August 2021

1 August

The Madness of King George (1994) UK

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011 film) UK

The Imitation Game UK

The Third Man UK

The Elephant Man (1980) UK

Brighton Rock (1948) UK

Withnail & I (1987) UK

Murder On The Orient Express (1974) UK

Death On The Nile (1978) UK

Evil Under The Sun (1982) UK

3 August

McDonald & Dodds Season 2 US 

5 August

Before We Die Season 1 UK

Blackpool Season 1 UK

Case Histories Season 1-2 UK

Murder in Successville Seasons 1-3 UK

6 August

RPU: Road Policing Unit  US

10 August

Moone Boy US

12 August

Upstart Crow Seasons 1-2  & 2017 Christmas episode UK

This is England ‘86 UK

A Very British Coup UK

13 August

Blake’s 7 US

17 August

Time US

19 August

Being Human Seasons 1-5 UK

Primeval Seasons 1-2 UK

The Sarah Jane Adventures Seasons 1-5 UK

Terrahawks Seasons 1-3 UK

The Living and the Dead UK

The Amazing Mrs Pritchard UK

20 August

24 Hours in Police Custody Season 8 US

26 August

London’s Burning Seasons 1 and 2 UK

Houdini & Doyle UK

The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Seasons 1-3 UK

27 August

​​Agatha Christie’s Marple Season 6 US

1 July

Luther Season 4 US

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018) UK

Monarch of the Glen Seasons 1 and 2 UK

White Teeth UK

Made in Chelsea Season 21 UK

Prisoner’s Wives UK

6 July

In the Footsteps of Killers US

7 July

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2021 US

8 July

The Syndicate Season 3 UK

Bananaman Seasons 1-3 UK

Captain Pugwash in Colour Seasons 1 and 2 UK

Dennis & Gnasher Seasons 1 and 2 UK

The Famous Five Seasons 1 and 2 (1978) UK

Bagpuss Seasons 1 UK

Grandma’s House Seasons 1 and 2 UK

9 July

Murder on the Blackpool Express US

Dial M for Middlesbrough US

Death on the Tyne US

13 July

Bergerac US

15 July

SoapBox Collection - Classic episodes from the following: General Hospital, Take the High Road, Casualty, Crossroads, Brookside UK

Ballykissangel Seasons 1 and 2 UK

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace UK

Suffragettes with Lucy Worsley  UK

Real Housewives of Cheshire Season 13 UK

20 July

Ashes to Ashes US

22 July

The Camomile Lawn UK

Zen Season 1 UK

Utopia Seasons 1 and 2 UK

23 July

RHS Tatton Park Flower Show 2021 US

The Bill Season 26 US

27 July

Whitechapel

29 July

Anthony UK

Lipstick on Your Collar UK

Almost Royal Season 1 UK

Wedding of the Century US

David Hollingsworth

David is a Senior Digital Content Editor with over 15 years experience in television journalism. He is currently writing about the latest soap spoilers and television news for Whatsontv.


Before working for Whatsontv, David spent many years on TV Times magazine, interviewing some of television's most famous stars including Hollywood actor Kiefer Sutherland, singer Lionel Richie and wildlife legend Sir David Attenborough. David started out as a writer on TV Times before becoming the title's deputy features editor and then features editor. During his time on TV Times, David also helped run the annual TV Times Awards.


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