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

Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 8:00pm
Join the Nonnatus community to celebrate the holidays and bid farewell to the 1950s.
Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 9:20pm
Join Freddie and Stuart for a holiday soiree with neighbor Ash and feisty friend Violet.
Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 8:00pm
Follow the trials and tribulations of amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best.
Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 9:00pm
Lady Rose meets the Prince of Wales and faces a dilemma in this astounding Season 4 FINALE.
Monday, December 29, 2014 - 8:00pm
Objects fit for stately homes: Lord Byron portrait, Louis Vuitton steamer trunk, Tiffany necklace.
Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 9:30pm
This documentary profiles Prince George, the son of Prince William of England and Kate Middleton, and explores what the royal child's life might be like.
Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 4:00pm
This two-part portrait of Elizabeth II's grandparents, King George V and Queen Mary, examines the lasting legacy of the couple who rescued the monarchy from potential disaster.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Rejoin the Crawley family for a fifth season of intimately interlaced stories centered on the English country estate.
Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 10:00pm
Stay tuned after Downton Abbey for WXXI's live wrap show!

Recently

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 8:00pm
See how the rise and fall of the royals’ beds reflects the changing fortunes of the monarchy.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 8:00pm
With its 1950s setting and a charming, tradition-defying heroine, WPC 56 is a fresh twist on the typical crime drama.
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 9:00pm
Relive treasured moments from Downton Abbey’s first four seasons and get a tantalizing preview of what’s in store for the Crawleys and the staff in Season 5.
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 8:00pm
Gear up for the season 5 premiere with an encore presentation of season 4!
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 8:00pm
Tune in for Poirot's last ever case.
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 7:00pm
Martin Clunes examines the role of the world's working horses as he begins training his own beloved Clydesdales
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 9:00pm
Learn why Worricker returns to work after his escape to Turks & Caicos.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 9:00pm
What happens after Elizabeth and Darcy tie the knot at the end of Jane Austen's classic novel Pride and Prejudice?
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
Learn why Lewis' reputation is at risk as a new string of murders recalls an old case, now reopened.
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 10:30pm
View the castle that was the stand-in for “Duneagle” in the “Downton Abbey” Christmas episode.
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 9:00pm
Find out why Lewis rejoins the force after his retirement.
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 4:00pm
Tune in for the thrilling encore presentation of Season I of Sherlock!
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, 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.

 
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