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Last Updated on February 1, 2024 by Stefanie Hutson
The long, long month of January has left us and it's time to start looking ahead to the BritBox February 2024 premiere schedule. It may not be the MOST exciting lineup we've seen, but with a new season of Vera to look forward to at the end of the month, we're happy.
Don't have BritBox? You can sign up HERE on their website, or HERE on Amazon Video. Both options offer the same content, but some people find one or the other offers better compatibility with their devices or internet service provider.
Want to see the complete lists of recent monthly premieres for Acorn TV and BritBox? Check out our pages below:
New British TV Shows on BritBox in February 2024
February 1st BritBox Premieres
Three Little Birds follows the adventures of Leah and Chantrelle, sisters from the St Anne’s district of Jamaica, and their virtuous, bible-loving acquaintance Hosanna. The series opens as they board a ship bound for a new life in the UK, and it was inspired by Sir Lenny Henry's mother’s stories of emigrating from Jamaica in the 1950s to Great Britain, where she established her lifelong home and family.
Chewing Gum (2015 to 2017)
As a young black woman transitions to adulthood, she struggles with her impoverished background, her strict religious beliefs, and her love of pop singer Beyonce. Michaela Coel stars.
Lorraine's Fast, Fresh and Easy Foods (2012)
Ex-model Lorraine Pascale presents a variety of from-scratch meals.
Africa Rising with Afua Hirsch (2023)
In this docuseries, journalist Afua Hirsch visits Africa to meet young people who are reinventing the culture.
Mandela, My Dad and Me (2015)
While preparing to play Nelson Mandela, actor Idris Elba heads to South Africa to learn about his roots.
February 7th BritBox Premieres
Bad Education, Season 5
This Jack Whitehall-created series returns for another “reboot” season with a new generation of kids at Abbey Grove. There, they study under the watchful eye of headteacher Hoburn (Vicki Pepperdine, Getting On).
Black is the New Black (2016)
This four-part series speaks with prominent figures about their experiences of being black and British.
February 14th BritBox Premieres
Heartbeat, Seasons 2-6
This Yorkshire-based period crime drama ran for 18 seasons and 372 episodes between 1992 and 2010, focusing on the lives of characters in a small village. Initially, it focused on a central couple, PC Nick Rowan and Dr. Kate Rowan, but as time went on, it branched out to include storylines all over the village. The series is based on the “Constable” novels written by Peter N. Walker under the pseudonym Nicholas Rhea.
February 18th BritBox Premieres
EE BAFTAs Film Awards 2024
David Tennant hosts this year's BAFTAs in celebration of the UK's best cinematic achievements.
February 20th BritBox Premieres
There She Goes (FINALE)
David Tennant stars in this series about a family learning to cope with challenges related to their severely learning disabled daughter, Rosie. Based on the real life experiences of creator Shaun Pye, it will conclude with this hour-long special finale.
If you haven't seen the previous seasons, you can get caught up HERE.
February 26th BritBox Premieres
Thomas & Sarah (1979)
This spin-off of Upstairs, Downstairs sees John Alderton (Please Sir!) and Pauline Collins (Dickensian) returning to their previous roles. It follows the former chauffeur and house maid after they leave service at Eaton place in 1910.
Because there is a gap between the end of Upstairs, Downstairs and the beginning of Thomas and Sarah, you may find it helpful to read the two-part short story creator Alfred Shaughnessy wrote and published in TV Times magazine. UpDown.org.uk (a fan site) kindly makes the two parts available at the links below:
February 26th BritBox Premieres
The Jonathan Ross Show, Season 21
This comedy chat show has been a British staple for years, and now, BritBox is bringing it to American audiences. Each episodes sees host Jonathan Ross heading up a show of live music, humour, and celebrity interviews.
February 28th BritBox Premieres
Vera, Season 13
Brenda Blethyn returns for another season of murder against the starkly beautiful Northumberland scenery. The long-running crime series is based on the DCI Vera Stanhope novels by Ann Cleeves.
If you missed the 2023 Christmas special, you can catch up HERE before the new season begins.
While You Wait for BritBox's New February Shows…
Thanks to modern streaming technology, we have more British TV viewing possibilities than ever before. These lists offer just a handful of the thousands of possible suggestions…
- New British Mysteries & Crime Dramas in 2023
- The Best Shows on BritBox (US)
- British TV Shows With Strong Female Leads
Don't have a BritBox membership? You can sign up HERE on their website, or HERE on Amazon Video (which is especially useful if you prefer to manage subscriptions through Amazon or you don't have a smart TV that supports BritBox).
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