8 episodes

Join superfans Jon and Mel as they discuss the underappreciated UK version of BritBox. From the exciting announcements of originals to the comings and goings of a growing archive, The BritBox Brits will shed light on this plucky streaming underdog.

The BritBox Brits Jon Potter

    • TV & Film

Join superfans Jon and Mel as they discuss the underappreciated UK version of BritBox. From the exciting announcements of originals to the comings and goings of a growing archive, The BritBox Brits will shed light on this plucky streaming underdog.

    Update: A premature end

    Update: A premature end

    I would say that all good things must come to an end but this podcast has only existed for 3 weeks! Unfortunately, my co-host's priorities have changed and this was never designed to be a one-man show. So, The BritBox Brits is officially going on an indefinite hiatus.

    • 2 min
    BritBox Brits Mini #6: Jon Recommends - Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal

    BritBox Brits Mini #6: Jon Recommends - Princess Margaret: The Rebel Royal

    Join Jon as he dips his toe into the wealth of British royal documentaries tucked away on BritBox UK and offers up a recent example of why this quietly growing subgenre on the service should perhaps be appreciated just a little bit more.

    • 5 min
    BritBox Brits Mini #5: Jon Recommends - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    BritBox Brits Mini #5: Jon Recommends - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    Don't Panic and always remember your towel! Join Jon as he rambles on for 10 minutes about why Douglas Adams' 1981 TV adaptation of his magnum opus is actually more than just irreverent science fiction and may actually make you think a little.

    • 10 min
    BritBox Brits Mini #4: Jon Recommends - The Beiderbecke Trilogy

    BritBox Brits Mini #4: Jon Recommends - The Beiderbecke Trilogy

    The BritBox UK recommendation series returns. This time, Jon takes a look at The Beiderbecke Trilogy - one of Alan Plater's true masterpieces that may have unfortunately been lost in the endless shuffle of the streaming content churn for many. Listen as Jon explains why this unique mixture of comedy and thriller deserves a second look!

    • 6 min
    BritBox Brits Mini #3: Is BritBox UK a BBC-led scam?

    BritBox Brits Mini #3: Is BritBox UK a BBC-led scam?

    No matter how good or bad BritBox UK is as a service, one dark accusation follows it everywhere - is it a scam paid for with the TV license by the BBC? In this latest mini, Jon looks at the UK ownership situation and whether the content is truly "free money" for the companies who commissioned it.

    • 7 min
    BritBox Brits Mini #2: Jon Recommends - The Adventure Game

    BritBox Brits Mini #2: Jon Recommends - The Adventure Game

    Before The Crystal Maze, there was The Adventure Game! Join Jon for an impromptu BritBox Brits Mini as he explains why one of BritBox UK's latest surprises deserves more credit than it gets as a true pioneer of its genre.

    • 7 min

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