What’s coming soon to BritBox UK in June 2021?
James R | On 28, May 2021
June is set to be a celebration of Pride month on BritBox, with a collection of titles that includes Russell T Davies’ hit creations It’s a Sin (2021), Cucumber (2015) and Banana (2015), and Christopher and His Kind (2011) based on the memoir of Christopher Isherwood starring Matt Smith. But it’s also a month for high-profile originals, not only the final three episodes of The Beast Must Die but also the exclusive early release of ITV’s Professor T remake.
Here’s what’s coming soon to BritBox in June 2021:
Professor T – 3rd June
Ben Miller stars in this remake of the hit Belgian series about Jasper Tempest, Professor of Criminology at Cambridge University. He is obsessed with cleanliness, structure and order but his genius for solving crimes means he is constantly having to get his hands dirty, helping the police to crack their most difficult cases. The whole box set arrives on BritBox ahead of its broadcast on ITV later this year.
Woman in Black: Angel of Death (2014) – 1st June
40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrives, awakening the house’s darkest inhabitant. Starring Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine and Phoebe Fox.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1996) – 1st June
Filmed adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1996 version of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
The Beast Must Die Episode 3 – 3rd June
Staying on as a house guest, Frances (Cush Jumbo) must now work out how she is going to see through her murderous plan. While Strangeways (Billy Howle) continues his own investigation into the case, he begins to question what Frances’ presence on the island may mean.
MasterChef Season 12 to 13 – 3rd June
Into the kitchen and under the spotlight. Amateur cooks duel it out as John Torode and Gregg Wallace turn up the heat.
Tenko (1981-1984) – 3rd June
Drama based on the real life experiences of a group of women whose lives are changed forever when they are taken by the Japanese as prisoners of war after the fall of Singapore. Starring Stephanie Cole, Ann Bell and Claire Oberman.
It’s a Sin (2021) – 3rd June
Drama from Russell T Davies set in the 80s following the lives of five friends which converge in a flat together in London during the AIDs epidemic. But a distant threat means that life in the 80s might be all too precious. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes and Olly Alexander.
Christopher and His Kind (2011) – 3rd June
Matt Smith and Toby Jones star in acclaimed playwright Kevin Elyot’s one-off drama chronicling the formative years of novelist Christopher Isherwood.
Ackley Bridge S4 (2021) – 3rd June
The award-winning school drama series set in a Yorkshire mill town returns for season 4 with a brand new format, some fresh faces, and familiar favourite characters. Starring Poppy Lee Friar, Amy-Leigh Hickman, Jo Joyner and Sunetra Parker.gm
The Beast Must Die Episode 4 – 10th June
Frances (Cush Jumbo) continues her plot to exact her revenge.
Real Housewives of Cheshire S1-10 (2015-2019) – 10th June
Reality series following a group of women residing in one of the UK’s most affluent areas, the glamorous Golden Triangle of Cheshire.
Banana (2015) – 10th June
Witty, heartfelt and unique interlinked stories covering different aspects of LGBT life, from creator Russel T. Davies. Starring Fisayo Akinade, Letitia Wright and Hannah John-Kamen.
Cucumber (2015) – 10th June
Russell T Davies drama exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st-century gay life. Starring Freddie Fox, Vincent Franklin and Fisayo Akinade.
Banished (2015) – 10th June
Banished is a story of survival set in the stark historical reality of the founding of the penal colony in Australia in 1788. Starring MyAnna Buring, Joseph Millson and Russell Tovey.
The First Team (2020) – 10th June
Comedy following three young footballers Mattie, Jack and Benji, and their adventures with terrifying team hard-man Petey, mercurial Italian manager Cesare and eccentric chairman Mark Crane. Starring Jake Short, Tamla Kari, Jack McMullen and Will Arnett.
The Beast Must Die Episode 5 – 17th June
Frances (Cush Jumbo) faces up to the consequences of her actions.
Ladies of London Season 1 to 3 – 17th June
Set in the glittering, class-conscious city of London, this series follows a group of elite British socialites and American expats enjoying the upper crust of the high society world.
Back Season 2 (2021) – 17th June
Second series of the comedy starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Have the tables turned for reluctant foster brothers Stephen and Andrew?
Wuthering Heights (2009) – 17th June
Two-part television adaptation, based on the 1847 novel by Emily Brontë, starring Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley. Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
TOWIE Season 28 (2021) – 24th June
The Essex elite are back with a bang. The Sims sisters have a heart-to-heart with youngest sister Demi about her new relationship. Meanwhile, Diags targets a world record attempt.
Famalam Christmas 2019 – 24th June
A festive edition of the fast-paced comedy sketch show with characters from across the globe. Join Samson Kayo and the rest of the cast as they reprise some of their best sketches, including the overprotective boyfriend and competitive aunties.
Porterhouse Blue (1987) – 24th June
A distinguished cast, including David Jason and Ian Richardson, star in Malcolm Bradbury’s adaptation of Tom Sharpe’s comic novel.
Moving On Season 1 to 11 (2009-2020) – 24th June
Ordinary people, extraordinary moments. The acclaimed writer Jimmy McGovern brings together A-list actors and new talent to tell funny, real and touching stories of people at a crossroads.
Hollywood Bulldogs – 24th June
Hollywood Bulldogs tells the rough-and-tumble story of the small community of British stunt performers who went on to dominate Hollywood in the 1970s and 80s. They created and performed the iconic action sequences of 007, Indiana Jones, Superman, Rambo, Star Wars, Conan, the Alien films and pretty much everything since.
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