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BritBox launches on Roku

August 31, 2021

By Nik Roseveare

The BritBox SVoD service is now available on Roku streaming players and Roku TV models.

Existing BritBox customers can log in to BritBox on their Roku streaming device whilst Roku users who do not yet have BritBox can sign up via their remote control thanks to seamless integration with Roku Pay.

BritBox UK, a joint venture between ITV and the BBC, offers subscribers a collection of British box sets, including the likes of Broadchurch, Downton Abbey, Vera, Only Fools and Horses, Love Island and Original exclusive content including The Beast Must Die, Secrets of the Krays and Spitting Image, which will return to the platform with a second season later this year.

Tom Price, BritBox UK’s Commercial Director, commented: “We are thrilled to bring the best of British entertainment to Roku, which has been one of the most demanded platforms in customer feedback. Our mission is to make it easy to enjoy BritBox across any device and we now cover all the major streaming devices and smart TV platforms. It’s perfect timing with original and exclusive shows including the new series of Spitting Image launching in the next few months as well as our unrivalled collection of classic and contemporary British TV.”

“We are thrilled to bring BritBox to Roku customers in the UK. It fits our philosophy to always offer the best and diverse entertainment selection to our users. BritBox, with its wide range of British TV series as well as new exciting originals, will add even more choice to our users in the UK,” added Yulia Poltorak, Director International Content Distribution at Roku.

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