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!

Recently

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 10:30pm
WXXI is pleased to bring the British sitcom Vicious to the schedule in June.
Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 8:00pm
Enjoy the second season of this comedy-drama about romance and second chances.
Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 10:30pm
Follow a penniless woman’s path from pragmatic marriage to life-threatening peril. 
Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 8:00pm
On the surface, London is a buzzing, modern metropolis — but underneath lies a hidden world, all but forgotten by the millions of people above.
Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 9:00pm
Follow a lawyer whose family life is threatened when he takes the case of an unsavory suspect.
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 4:00pm
Enjoy summer Saturday afternoons with your favorite British aristocrats and downstairs cast of characters.
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 4:00pm
Consider what it is about Jane Austen's plots and characters that continue to delight, amuse, console, and provoke.
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 5:00pm
The extraordinary story of the young English prince, Charles Edward, who became a forgotten footnote in the royal family's history because of his relationship with Germany and, ultimately, Adolf Hitler.
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 10:00pm
Each episode sees Rachel and Janet face a serious crime that is both challenging and emotionally difficult as well as cope with their own complex personal lives.
Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 10:00pm
This film sheds new light on one of the royal family's most remarkable but little known personalities.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 11:00pm
A heroine for the modern age, district nurse Frankie Maddox looks life and death in the eye on a daily basis; her mission is to make a difference.
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 9:00pm
Islands of Britain is a delightful jaunt around the forgotten jewels of the United Kingdom.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 10:00pm
THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE returns for a second season, following four ordinary women with the extraordinary ability to break codes, a skill honed during World War II when they worked undercover at Bletchley Park
Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 11:00pm
Dirk Gently stars Stephen Mangan as an eccentric private detective with a completely unique take on the world.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 8:00pm
Great Performances presents a look at the British invasion 50 years after both the Dave Clark Five and the Beatles hit our shores.
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 10:00pm
Uncover hidden stories about Selfridges in London and delve into the mind of its American creator. 
Sunday, March 30, 2014 - 8:00pm
PBS transports viewers back to East London on the eve of the Swinging Sixties when the British drama returns to WXXI-TV for a third season.
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00pm
Tune in for the season FINALE to find out the shocking news Louisa has for Martin!
Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 10:00pm
A university reunion party that DI Richard Poole is attending is brought to an abrupt halt when one of the group is murdered with an ice pick.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 8:00pm
Fan favorite Martin Clunes (Men Behaving Badly) is back as the surly, self-centered Dr. Martin Ellingham.

 
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