Back in the day, Americans could watch an occasional British TV show on PBS or UHF. A little Benny Hill. Some Upstairs Downstairs, but not a whole lot more.

Those days of scarcity are now long gone. Last month, BBC Worldwide and ITV launched Britbox, a streaming service that features the biggest collection of British TV shows ever. And, according to Nerdist, that collection now includes 550 classic Doctor Who episodes, originally aired between 1963 and 1989. For those not familiar with Doctor Who, Den of Geek has a handy guide that will help you get started.

Britbox currently offers a one-week free trial. Ergo, you can start binge-watching some Doctor Who shows for the next 168 hours. After the free trial, the service costs $6.99 per month, and you can cancel, hassle free, whenever you want.

Other Britbox shows include Sherlock HolmesEastEnders, Upstairs Downstairs, Blackadder, Bleak House, Inspector Morseprograms with Louis Theroux, A Stitch Through Time, and more.

Follow Open Culture on Facebook and Twitter and share intelligent media with your friends. Or better yet, sign up for our daily email and get a daily dose of Open Culture in your inbox. 

If you’d like to support Open Culture and our mission, please consider making a donation to our site. It’s hard to rely 100% on ads, and your contributions will help us provide the best free cultural and educational materials.

Related Content:

The BBC Creates Step-by-Step Instructions for Knitting the Iconic Dr. Who Scarf: A Document from the Early 1980s

Vincent van Gogh Visits a Modern Museum & Gets to See His Artistic Legacy: A Touching Scene from Doctor Who

42 Hours of Ambient Sounds from Blade Runner, Alien, Star Trek and Doctor Who Will Help You Relax & Sleep


by | Permalink | Comments (0) |





Comments (0)

Be the first to comment.

Leave a Reply

Quantcast