What shows are on BritBox?

What shows are on BritBox

As BritBox has made it impossible to see what TV shows and film are available unless you sign up (it has the worst homepage we’ve seen for some years), we thought we’d make it easy for you. Here’s what’s showing across all the different genres.

What comedies are on BritBox?

Highlights include:

  • Absolutely Fabulous
  • Black Adder
  • dinnerladies
  • Inside No.9
  • Little Britain
  • The Royle Family
  • Yes Minister

Screenshot showing what’s on as of today:

Comedies on BritBox

What drama shows are on BritBox?

This is BritBox’s strongest suite, with highlights that include:

  • Agatha Christie’s Marple
  • Agatha Christie’s Poirot
  • Brideshead Revisited
  • Endeavour
  • Inspector Morse
  • Maigret
  • Prime Suspect
  • A Touch of Frost

In fact, there are so many we’ve had to split the screenshot into two:

Dramas on BritBox
Dramas on BritBox

What crime shows are on BritBox?

This is really a subset of Drama, but at least it makes it easier to navigate…

Crime TV on BritBox

What films are available on BritBox?

If drama is a strength, the film selection is a weakness. BritBox doesn’t make it easy to navigate them either. But this gives you an idea of what you can watch:

Films on BritBox

What reality & entertainment shows are on BritBox?

What they lack in numbers they make up for in quality and popularity. In other news, Channel 5 really needs to work on its selling skills. What is that font?

BritBox reality TV

What documentaries are on BritBox?

This is a half-decent selection – we’d pick out Wonders of the Universe, Asian Provocateur and Nature’s Great Events – but there are embarrassing omissions. Planet Earth, anyone? Or pretty much any of the David Attenborough classics.

BritBox documentaries

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Tim Danton

Tim Danton is editor-in-chief of PC Pro magazine and has written about technology since 1999. He enjoys playing with gadgets, playing with words and playing tennis. Email

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