Angel Coulby (from left), Bradley Jame, Colin Morgan and Katie McGrath star in "Merlin." (BritBox)

BritBox June premieres: ‘Merlin,’ Lesley Manville, ‘Our Girl’

BritBox gives viewers a chance to relive the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with new specials in June. The service also has favorites Last of the Summer WineDalziel & Pascoe and Merlin, plus newer shows Our Girl and Edge of Heaven.

Check out the complete calendar below. Now titles are shows that will stream on BritBox shortly after they air in the UK.

BritBox June premieres

Friday, June 1


North American exclusive premiere; Now

The Springwatch team takes a look at the wildlife closest to us as early summer arrives all presented by an established presenter team.  


Saturday, June 2

BritBox royal wedding highlight shows

The royal wedding day brought four times more viewers to the service than any other BritBox viewing day. BritBox brings two new ways to relive the fairy tale on demand. 

  • “The Soundtrack of the Royal Wedding Service” is the collection of all musical performances at the wedding, from the Kingdom Choir to the Billboard topping Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
  • “Royal Wedding Highlights” from ITV recaps all of the best bits in a handy one-hour show.


Thursday, June 7

Would I Lie To You?

Seasons 10-11, 2017-18; BritBox exclusive

A hilarious comedy panel show hosted by Rob Brydon with team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack. They present unbelievable truths and believable lies as celebrity guests try to bluff about their deepest secrets. All the teams have to do is hoodwink each other into believing that what’s fake is true and what’s true is not. “Would I Lie to You?” is a Zeppotron production for BBC One.


Thursday, June 7

Mock The Week

Season 17; North American exclusive premiere; Now

This comedy series from Angst Productions combines the best elements of a panel show with stand-up. Two teams of comedians take a satirical swipe at the news and world events. Dara Ó Briain hosts.


Saturday, June 9
BritBox June 2018 premieres
“Trooping the Colour” airs live on BritBox this year.

Trooping The Colour

North American exclusive premiere; Live + Now

BritBox is once again live for a royal event. For the second year, the service presents coverage of the military parade to mark the official birthday of Her Majesty The Queen. The 1st Battalion Irish Guards troop their colour in a display of pageantry and music this year.


Wednesday, June 13
BritBox June 2018 premieres
Smurf (Iwan Rheon, from left center three), Molly Dawes (Lacet Turner) Captain James (Ben Aldridge) in “Our Girl.” (BritBox)

Our Girl

Seasons 1-2, 2014-16; North American exclusive premiere

“Our Girl” follows two dedicated army medics who are passionate about their profession. Series 1 sees Molly Dawes (Lacey Turner) leaving the world of pubs and clubs behind for a new life on an army base in Afghanistan. In Series 2, Georgie Lane (Michelle Keegan) embarks on a humanitarian tour of Kenya that will change both her professional and personal lives forever. Iwan Rheon from “Game of Thrones” co-stars. “Our Girl” is a BBC Drama production for BBC One.


Saturday, June 16
BritBox May 2018 premieres
Lesley Manville stars in Season 2 of “Mum” as Cathy, a mother in her late 50s picking up her life after the death of her husband.

In Conversation with Lesley Manville

BritBox Original

In this intimate chat with Oscar nominee Lesley Manville, she discusses her career and her BAFTA award-winning series “Mum,” available on BritBox.


Sunday, June 17
BritBox June 2018 premieres
Peter Sallis (from left), Bill Owen and Michael Bates in “Last of the Summer Wine.” (BritBox)

Last of the Summer Wine

Seasons 1-5, 1973-81; BritBox premiere

This beloved classic sitcom features the misadventures of the elderly residents of a Yorkshire village.


Thursday, June 21

Midsomer (Murder) Solstice

The longest day provides all the more time for murder. At 6:03 a.m./5:03c, BritBox will reveal the Top 5 most murderous episodes of “Midsomer Murders.” The body count grows in this solstice celebration.


Saturday, June 23


2008-2012, BritBox premiere

Merlin will one day be the greatest wizard the world will ever know, but for now, he is just a young man—geeky and awkward—who must keep his talent hidden in a kingdom where magic is banned for fear of death. This ambitious and action-packed series revitalizes and gives a modern twist to the myths, monsters and magic of the legends. Relationships and friendships develop between the characters as they prepare for their inevitable destinies. Related: Eoin Macken misses ‘Merlin;’ enjoys ‘The Night Shift’


Wednesday, June 27
BritBox June 2018 premieres
Warren Clarke and Colin Buchanan in “Dalziel & Pascoe.” (BritBox)

Dalziel & Pascoe

Seasons 8-11, 2004-06; BritBox premiere

Straight-talking Yorkshire cop DS Andy Dalziel is among TV’s elite band of most memorable detectives. Warren Clarke made the witty, down-to-earth detective compelling viewing as much for his sparky relationship with university educated sidekick DI Peter Pascoe as his direct and perceptive approach to the job. “Dalziel & Pascoe” is based on the award-winning novel by Reginald Hill.


Saturday, June 30
BritBox June 2018 premieres
Laura Checkley (from left), Blake Harrison, Louisa Lytton, Justine Cain, Camille Coduri, Robert Evans, Adrian Scarborough, Marcia Warren and Nitin Kundra in “Edge of Heaven.” (BritBox)

Edge of Heaven

Seasons 1-2, 2014; U.S. premiere, North American available

Set in an English seaside town, “Edge of Heaven” is a heartwarming comedy drama following the ups and downs of the Taylor-Chatterjee family at their 1980s-themed bed and breakfast. Judy is the Wham!-loving, feisty landlady who is supported by husband and head cook Tandeep. Her two grown kids—lovable but clueless Alfie and his de-mobbed soldier sister Ann-Marie—also live there.