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!

Upcoming

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 9:00pm
England is in crisis. War rages and divisions within the English court threaten the crown.
Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 10:30pm
Freddie and Stuart host a holiday soiree in their small central London flat.
Friday, December 23, 2016 - 9:00pm
On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Great Performances presents the RSC’s star-studded gala.
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.

Recently

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.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 9:00pm
Which of the three bakers will walk away with victory?
Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 9:00pm
Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox return as Inspector Lewis and Inspector Hathaway, investigating new cases of murder and other crimes in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford.
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 9:00pm
Watch a full episode devoted to the Victorian age, which gave birth to modern baking.
Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 10:00pm
The Doctor's attempt to give Harry a trip in the TARDIS sees the two of them and Sarah arriving onboard a space station in the far future, with some rather deadly security mechanisms.
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:00pm
See how the remaining 10 bakers prepare quick breads, baguettes and edible 3D bread sculptures.
Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 10:00pm
Saturday nights are reserved for Doctor Who, the Fourth Doctor, starting July 9th with "Robot".
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 9:00pm
Join us in watching the U.K.’s beloved and highly popular The Great British Baking Show. 
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
The death of an artist in a house-fire leaves Oxford police baffled.
Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 8:00pm
Written and directed by acclaimed writer Stephen Poliakoff, Dancing on the Edge is a 1930’s period drama detailing the rise of the Louis Lester Band – a black jazz band in London led by Louis Lester, played by BAFTA Award-Winner Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
Chart a year in the life of Freddie and Stuart as they enjoy their inheritance and a birthday.
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 10:30pm
The press links Harry with Jimmy’s demise.
Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 9:00pm
Follow Wallander to South Africa, where he joins the hunt for a missing Swedish woman.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:00pm
DI Goodman and his team are tested when a millionaire philanthropist is murdered on his boat, and the only suspects were all underwater at the time.
Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
The critically-acclaimed British drama Call The Midwife returns to WXXI-TV for a fifth season
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 9:00pm
Follow actor Martin Clunes (Doc Martin, Men Behaving Badly) on a quest to discover the origins of man’s best friend.
Sunday, March 27, 2016 - 10:00pm
Follow the flamboyant American entrepreneur who founded the famous Selfridge’s department store.

 
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