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Fat Friends on BritBox

Banijay Rights has announced BritBox UK, available as part of ITVX Premium, has acquired Fat Friends, the renowned Kay Mellor comedy-drama that first aired on British TV screens 23 years ago. Produced by Mellor’s Rollem Productions in association with Tiger Aspect Productions, a Banijay UK company, and Yorkshire Television, Fat Friends debuted on ITV1 in […]

July 17, 2023

Filming commences on Beyond Paradise Xmas special and 2nd season

Filming has commenced for the first Christmas special and second season of the hugely successful crime drama Beyond Paradise. Co-commissioned with BritBox International and coming to BBC One and iPlayer, fans will be eager to see what’s next for Humphrey and Martha following their make-or-break trip to Saint Marie at the end of the last […]

July 6, 2023

KAUR to debut on ITVX, BritBox

Short film KAUR, is set for release exclusively on BritBox UK – available via ITVX Premium –  from July 18th. KAUR explores identity, faith, racism and female empowerment and was created, written, produced by and stars filmmaker and full time NHS doctor Parvinder Shergill from Pinder Productions, and co-produced and co-written by Juggy Sohal from […]

June 16, 2023

BritBox hires Pessin as SVP Marketing

BritBox International has named Diana Pessin as Senior Vice President of Marketing, North America and Group Marketing Services. Pessin has almost two decades of extensive senior leadership experience in product, direct-to-consumer, and data-driven marketing, driving transformational growth and campaigns for brands such as HBO, HBO Max and Warner Media, she will lead and manage Marketing […]

April 17, 2023

Space Precinct goes HD on BritBox

ITVX has announced that Space Precinct will stream for the first time in HD on BritBox, available via ITVX Premium, April 13th. All 24 episodes of the remastered live action drama, which first aired in 1994, will be available. Until now the series, directed by Gerry Anderson, has only ever been shown in standard definition. […]

April 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

BritBox at 3m subs

BritBox International, the British streaming platform,  has reached a milestone of three million total subscribers across the eight international markets in which its streaming service is available – the US, Canada, Australia, South Africa, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. This represents over 15 per cent subscriber growth during the past year across all of the […]

February 23, 2023

BBC orders Murder is Easy

The BBC has announced Murder is Easy, a new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic novel produced by Mammoth Screen and Agatha Christie Limited for BBC One and iPlayer, in a co-commission with BritBox International. The two-part thriller will film this summer and is adapted for the screen by Sian Ejiwunmi-Le Berre and directed by Meenu […]

February 22, 2023

Beyond Paradise debuts Feb 24 on BBC

Death in Paradise spin-off series Beyond Paradise, made by Red Planet Pictures and coming to BBC One and iPlayer on February 24th. Co-commissioned by the BBC and BritBox International, Beyond Paradise follows DI Humphrey Goodman and his fiancée Martha Lloyd after their nail-biting will-they-won’t-they romance reached its emotional finale in Saint Marie in 2017. Viewers […]

February 6, 2023

First-look at Death in Paradise spin-off Beyond Paradise

Red Planet Pictures has revealed a first-look image of Kris Marshall and Sally Bretton in Death in Paradise spin-off series Beyond Paradise. Co-commissioned by BBC and BritBox International, Beyond Paradise follows DI Humphrey Goodman (Kris Marshall) and his fiancée Martha Lloyd (Sally Bretton) after their nail-biting will-they-won’t-they romance reached its emotional finale in Saint Marie […]

December 14, 2022

108 Media acquires Piccadilly Pictures

London/Singapore-based international content investment studio 108 Media has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake of London-based film and television financing firm Piccadilly Pictures.In addition to bolstering its ambitions in Europe, 108 Media will also begin to expand the remit of their latest acquisition into emerging markets by launching Piccadilly Pictures APAC, a new […]

December 6, 2022