BritFest

Break out the tea
and crumpets
and tune in for a
posh collection of English documentaries, dramas, and behind-the-scenes looks at the British royal family - and just about anything with castles or a Cockney accent!

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Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 9:00pm
The moving drama hailed as “irresistible" by The Wall Street Journal returns for a final season.
Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 9:00pm
Give the first season of this regal new series a royal sendoff with cast members and creators.
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:00pm
From bedchambers to flower beds, two new one-hour specials on PBS reveal the secluded spaces of British royal families.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 8:00pm
In the provocative three-part series professor Amanda Vickery examines the lengthy struggle for women's rights in Britain.
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
Grab a snack and settle in for a fabulous night with the season 4 finale of Sherlock and the premiere of Masterpiece's new miniseries Victoria.
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 11:00am
Catch up on everything Sherlock with our Sunday Sherlock Marathon.
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 9:00pm
When Rev. Pottle, the 102-year-old vicar of Dibley's St Barnabas dies, the villagers eagerly await his replacement. To their shock, it turns out to be a woman.
Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 9:00pm
The mercurial Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) is back once more on British soil, as Doctor Watson (Martin Freeman) and his wife, Mary (Amanda Abbington), prepare for their biggest challenge yet: becoming parents.
Friday, December 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the acclaimed modern retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic stories. But now our heroes find themselves in 1890s London.
Sunday, December 25, 2016 - 7:30pm
Follow the Nonnatus House family to South Africa after they receive an SOS call from a mission hospital that’s understaffed, underfunded and threatened with closure.
Friday, December 23, 2016 - 9:00pm
On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Great Performances presents the RSC’s star-studded gala.
Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 10:30pm
Freddie and Stuart host a holiday soiree in their small central London flat.
Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 9:00pm
England is in crisis. War rages and divisions within the English court threaten the crown.
Monday, December 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
Mary and Paul take over the tent for the ultimate baking masterclass
Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 8:00pm
Louisa Durrell and her four headstrong children, ages 11 to 21, arrive penniless on the bucolic Greek island of Corfu in 1935.
Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 8:00pm
Take a fresh look at the abdication crisis of 1936 through dramatized monologues by the two women at its heart, the Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson
Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 8:00pm
Relive the thrilling first season of the swashbuckling romantic series with hints of what’s to come for the dashing Captain Ross Poldark.

 
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