BBC Worldwide has finally launched streaming service BritBox in Canada today (Feb. 14). The video on demand service from the commercial arm of BBC and ITV will bring Canadians the largest collection of British television.
It’s official! We’ve landed in Canada. 🇨🇦 ❤️
— BritBox Canada (@Britbox_CA) February 14, 2018
The streaming service was launched in the U.S. in March 2017.
Featured series at launch include Five by Five (produced and starring Idris Elba), Little Boy Blue (starring Stephen Graham), and Maigret with Rowan Atkinson.
Soap fans may want to check out the latest episodes of Emmerdale, Holby City and Casualty. Fans of Coronation Street and EastEnders please take note that those two hits will continue to air on CBC and VisionTV, despite being available to BritBox subscribers in U.S.
BritBox is also the place for the Canadian broadcast premieres Silent Witness (one of the longest-running procedural dramas starring Emilia Fox and David Caves), Reg (From Jimmy McGovern and starring Tim Roth and Anna Maxwell Martin), Cold Feet (starring James Nesbitt and Helen Baxendale), as well as Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, The Papers and PMQ (Prime Minister Question).
Classic British series available include Fawlty Towers, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Keeping Up Appearances and Poirot.
BritBox in Canada is available for $8.99 per month, following a free 7-day trial period. It is available online at www.britbox.com, or oniPhone, iPad, android and tablet apps, as well as on Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku.