STOCKS TO WATCH: Royal drama is a jewel in the crown for BritBox  

STOCKS TO WATCH: Royal drama is a jewel in the crown for BritBox   By Grace Gausden For This Is Money Published: 13:32 GMT, 14 March 2021 | Updated: 13:32 GMT, 14 March 2021 ITV’s BritBox saw a 3000% increase its viewers for programmes on the royals  What a tumultuous week for ITV, which scored a … Read more

ITV announces investment in Britbox Australia

ITV announces investment in ‘Britbox Australia’ as it hopes success down under will help it recover from ‘one of the most challenging times’ in its history Pre-tax profits plunged by 93% to £15m compared to the same period last year BritBox shows classic British television shows like Top Gear and Broadchurch A new series of … Read more

Little Britain removed from Netflix, BBC iPlayer and BritBox over blackface

Little Britain has been removed from Netflix, BBC iPlayer and BritBox amid concerns that the use of blackface characters on the series is no longer acceptable. In an apparent reaction to the Black Lives Matter protests, Netflix pulled the Matt Lucas, 46, and David Walliams, 48, series on Friday, along with the pair’s other comedy … Read more

BritBox sparks row after BBC and ITV streaming service runs Doctor Who episode with racist slurs

BritBox sparks ‘yellowface’ row after BBC and ITV streaming service runs Doctor Who episode with racist slurs and white actors wearing make-up to play Asian characters £5.99-a-month streaming service failed to put a content warning on the episode TV bosses had promised its shows would ‘comply’ with a 2019 audience BBC’s Death Us Do Part … Read more

BritBox ‘struggles to keep viewers after month free trial’

BritBox ‘struggles to keep viewers’ after 30-day free trial with only 380,000 estimated to be paying £5.99 a month for BBC and ITV’s streaming service BritBox, launched last year, offers 283 box sets and claims to have a larger UK collection than rivals, including Amazon and Netflix But only 1.5% of respondents to survey by Oliver … Read more