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Britbox UK - UK SVoD Platform.

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nwtv2003 Granada North West Today
Not sure if it’s been mentioned already, but EE customers can have 6 months BritBox on EE. From what I can see there’s no commitment after 6 months, nor is it if you take out a new deal or anything of that nature. I might give it a go myself later on, for the sake of 6 months free I think there’s nothing to lose.

https://ee.co.uk/entertainment-on-ee/britbox
steve
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nwtv2003 Granada North West Today
Further to the above post, I’ve taken the plunge and taken the 6 months through EE. The UI (on Amazon Fire TV) takes a bit of getting used to in comparison to Netflix, Prime Video and Disney, but content wise it seems decent enough.

Also surprised to see a number of Classic Coronation Street episodes on the platform too.
steve
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PE
Pete Founding member STV North Reporting Scotland
Not sure if it’s been mentioned already, but EE customers can have 6 months BritBox on EE. From what I can see there’s no commitment after 6 months, nor is it if you take out a new deal or anything of that nature. I might give it a go myself later on, for the sake of 6 months free I think there’s nothing to lose.

https://ee.co.uk/entertainment-on-ee/britbox


oooh thank you
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WH
Whataday Founding member Wales Wales Today
Jonwo posted:
Shame they are only adding pilot episodes and not the full series for a fair few shows. Hopefully that's just the start and full series will be put on eventually.


I would imagine they're testing the waters.


They need to be diving in with content like this, not skimming the water with their little toe.

Apart from anything else how can they calculate the popularity of something with a single pilot episode?
PE
Pete Founding member STV North Reporting Scotland
It's a bit strange how Christmas specials of shows are listed separately than the main run. One Foot In The Grave being an example, which is also missing the 97 xmas special despite having the others.
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JA
Jamesypoo Anglia (East) Look East
Is Dinnerladies on Britbox and if so is the music present on all the episodes? It recently got added to Netflix but weirdly some episodes have no music whatsoever.
SE
Square Eyes Founding member
It is on Britbox. I looked at episode 2 on Netflix and it was missing the music but it is present on Britbox. Bit odd.
WH
Whataday Founding member Wales Wales Today
Pete posted:
It's a bit strange how Christmas specials of shows are listed separately than the main run. One Foot In The Grave being an example, which is also missing the 97 xmas special despite having the others.


The 1997 special is on there: https://www.britbox.co.uk/program/One_Foot_in_the_Grave_Christmas_Special_1997_Endgame_44984
PE
Pete Founding member STV North Reporting Scotland
Pete posted:
It's a bit strange how Christmas specials of shows are listed separately than the main run. One Foot In The Grave being an example, which is also missing the 97 xmas special despite having the others.


The 1997 special is on there: https://www.britbox.co.uk/program/One_Foot_in_the_Grave_Christmas_Special_1997_Endgame_44984


The 1995 one sorry. The one with Patrick and Pippa in the hotel with the two way mirror
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Whataday Founding member Wales Wales Today
Oh yes, The Wisdom of the Witch. A strange one to miss out.
WH
Whataday Founding member Wales Wales Today
I currently have TWO Britbox accounts (one free courtesy of EE, one I've been paying for before I got the free one), and I am SICK of seeing ads for the service on YouTube with that bloody New Order song. Surely some sort of algorithm should pick up that I already use the service?
CA
Capybara Granada North West Today
I currently have TWO Britbox accounts (one free courtesy of EE, one I've been paying for before I got the free one), and I am SICK of seeing ads for the service on YouTube with that bloody New Order song. Surely some sort of algorithm should pick up that I already use the service?

I think it actually works the opposite way, where they notice that you have/are interested in BritBox so shows you ads related to it. I got Netflix recently and there is now an abundance of Netflix ads on my YouTube.
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