BritBox: The Best British TV 17+

Watch dramas, mysteries & more

BritBox, LLC

    • 4.6 • 14.9K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


"Excellent TV from the UK that you can't see anywhere else." - Vogue
Created by BBC and ITV, BritBox allows you to stream the biggest collection of British TV — all in one place.

Choose from a world-class library featuring an impressive variety of genres including mysteries, dramas, comedies, lifestyle, documentaries and more.
Start your free 7-day trial and stream ad-free across all your favorite devices.
With BritBox, you’ll get:
- Weekly premieres including new & exclusive series, so there's always something to watch
- Exclusive new seasons of fan-favorites like Vera, Shetland, Grace, Silent Witness and more
- Exciting Original series like Payback, The Cleaner, The Tower, Stonehouse, The Confessions of Frannie Langton, Karen Pirie, and Sister Boniface Mysteries
- The biggest collection of Agatha Christie anywhere, including BritBox's original adaptation of Why Didn't They Ask Evans?, plus full series of classics like Marple, Poirot and much more

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What’s New

Version 2.3.1

bug fixing

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
14.9K Ratings

14.9K Ratings

Jknuss ,

Enjoyable but cc is glitchy

Been a subscriber for a few years now to Britbox and Acorn. I enjoy both and find value in both. I am into the mysteries and comedy shows with the occasional history show throw in. I do wish there was more options or deeper trove of shows across UK, NZ, AUS and Canada. Especially options of shows from the late 90s early 00s. I have watched just about everything on both services except the soaps and the morning shows. I find the closed captions are quite glitchy. I have a hearing loss in one ear then add in some accents are difficult to understand to my American ear I can find it quite difficult to follow the story without the captions. Several times the wrong closed captions have appeared for the entire show in a series, the captions belonged to a different episode, they had been flipped. Other times it was clear that most of the dialogue was off script as the captions didn’t match at all what was on the screen. When I contacted them they said they couldn’t do anything about it. Which I find quite odd.

Developer Response ,

Hi, Thank you for your feedback. We apologies that you have had some issues with closed captions. Please reach out at with the titles where you have found problems, we will be happy to look into it.

Kat Costa ,

Love my BritBox Fix...Please Improve

Before this newest update, I’d rate my two-year BritBox membership a 10-star streaming option for it’s variety, quality, and frequent additions of vintage and current programming. I’ve used my membership access to review various shows for an online magazine. However, this Nov. 2020 update has many issues! I was very disappointed that my “entertainment” iPad (10.3.3) no longer plays the video, even though it states it works on IOS 10.0.0 and above; I hear the audio, but see nothing. I can access programming on my “business” iPad, but the full-screen is still not a real “full” screen, and watching on my iPhone is, of course, inherently small. Also the app is aligned with portrait for browsing and landscape for viewing making it just slightly annoying. Lastly, the video end before the ending credits finish...maybe it’s an OCD thing, but I like for the program to be complete, ending credits and all. I do like the addition of the 10-second forward or rewind. I’m not in anyway saying “so long,” I greatly enjoy my daily “Brit Fix” way too much and just hopes these and other issues will be addressed and corrected...soon. If and when they do, I’ll revise my review!

Developer Response ,

Hi, Thank you for your feedback, could you please upgrade your BritBox app version? you'll find it greatly improved. Thank you.

Classic Who Fan ,

Classic Doctor Who Finally!

I have been searching for a place to watch surviving episodes of Classic Doctor Who and this service provides! Though it isn’t perfect due to missing the episodes that have not survived (including the parts of those episodes that did survive) having 90% of the classic series available makes up for it anyway. Plus, since I am subscribing to the service I also get to check out everything else the service has to offer besides Doctor Who.

The actual streaming service of the app is good, much better than most reviews suggest, but it could use a few improvements. It would be nice if it kept track of what you have watched and had a “continue watching” section where it had the next episode ready for you instead of making you remember what you have already watched yourself. Other services also have features that let you skip back or skip ahead a few second to get to a part you want to see which is also absent here. You also cannot watch videos on this app while opening another. Despite these small flaws, the app has been reliable so far and I have subscribed to the annual plan. Here’s hoping to a good use of it.

Developer Response ,

Hi there, Thanks for your review and we appreciate the feedback!
We have "Continue Watching" section on the homepage from where you can resume watching from the "last watched place".
We will share your feedback with the team and we hope to add them to future versions. Best way to get in touch with us is through email -
Thanks for being a subscriber!


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