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Explore the Latest Additions on BritBox South Africa for May 2024!

Explore the Latest Additions on BritBox South Africa for May 2024!

| Film & Television

Delve into the captivating world of British television highlights for May 2024, featuring thrilling mysteries, horticultural splendor, and prestigious awards ceremonies.

By Underground Press

Published Wednesday, 15 May 2024 11:31

In the new series, BritBox Original, After the Flood, the mystery unfolds when the town of Waterside is hit with the largest flood in its history, the community pulls together to keep everyone safe. However, when mystery bodies turn up, it’s time to investigate. 

Spring is truly in the air when RHS Chelsea Flower Show launches. The highlight of the British horticultural scene with glorious shrubs, show gardens and spectacular floral displays.

Watch live and celebrate the very best of British talent at the 2024 BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises ceremony, live from the Royal Festival Hall. Includes red carpet interviews and the full ceremony of this year’s prestigious British Television awards.

Credit: BritBox is available to stream via and for subscribers of DStv

BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises (New and Exclusive)

AS LIVE on 12 May 2024

Topline Takeaway: The BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruiseshave never been shown in the Nordics, this is the first time viewers will be able to watch the ceremony

Format: 1x60’ (red carpet) 1x120’ (ceremony), - ‘as-live’ Original launch date: Launching live on 12 May 2024

Synopsis: The BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises rewards the very best in television broadcast on British screens and recognises the incredible quality and variety of television broadcast in 2023. This year the BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises will be broadcast on BritBox on Sunday 12 May 2024, and will be hosted by Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan.

AFTER THE FLOOD (BritBox Original)

Premiering 13 May 2024

Topline Takeaway: Sophie Rundle (Peaky Blinders) stars in After the Flood, a mystery thriller with a strong mission from BritBox and ITV. Described as“Riveting” by The Guardian and “Scary and seriously topical” by TimeOut.

Format: 6 x 60’ 2 eps per week Original launch date: 2024

Synopsis: After the Flood is a mystery thriller set in a town hit by a devastating flood. When an unidentified man is found dead in a lift in an underground car park, police assume he became trapped as the waters rose. As the investigation unfolds, PC Joanna Marshall, played by Sophie Rundle, becomes obsessed with discovering what happened to him and why? The mystery unfolds across the series while we also see the real impact of climate change on the lives of residents in this small town. The floods threaten to expose secrets, and fortunes and reputations are at stake. But how far will people go to protect themselves

Cast: Sophie Rundle, Nicholas Gleaves, Matt Stokoe, Tripti Tripuraneni, Philip Glenister

RHS Chelsea Flower Show (New and Exclusive event TV)

Premiering 20 May

Topline Takeaway The RHS Chelsea Flower Show represents the pinnacle of horticultural excellence

Format: 6 x 60', 5 x 45', 2 x 30' daily highlights Original launch date: 2024

Synopsis: RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024 promises amazing garden designs, gorgeous floral displays and horticultural inspiration in a year which promises to be the most sustainable yet. The garden designers are creating sustainable gardens using eco- techniques, low carbon materials and processes that are reducing their impact on the environment. 

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SHERWOOD (New to BritBox)

Premiering 6 June 2024

Topline Takeaway: David Morrissey leads an all-star ensemble in James Graham’s six-part series, inspired in part by real events, and set in the Nottinghamshire mining village where Graham grew up.

Format: 6x 60’ Original launch date: 2022

Synopsis: During a time of celebration, as local councillor Sarah Vincent (Joanne Froggatt) and Neel Fisher (Bally Gill) are due to wed, with many of the village in attendance, the shocking and unexpected murder of local resident Gary Jackson (Alun Armstrong), a vocal former striking miner, threatens to divide the already fractured community. DCS Ian St Clair (David Morrissey) is called to investigate the crime leading him to discover several possible suspects and motives. And further questions are raised when Gary’s arrest file points to secrets buried within the heart of the community, prompting a figure from Ian’s past, DI Salisbury (Robert Glenister), to aid the investigation.

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Dalgleish, Grace, Irvine Welsh’s Crime, Pride & Prejudice, The Larkins, The Scapegoat, Vera, Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?


Absolutely Fabulous, Am I Being Unreasonable?, Avoidance, Blackadder, Episodes, Friday Night Dinner, My Family, Outnumbered, The Office, The Outlaws, Only Fools and Horses

Docs andEntertainment

Arthur: A life with the Royal Family, Claridges: The Megabuild, Idris Elba’s Fight School, Reel Britannia, Alan Carr’s Adventures with Agatha Christie


Dalgleish, Doc Martin, Line of Duty, Stonehouse, The Chelsea Detective, The Ex-Wife, The Thief The Wife and The Canoe


Make It at Market, RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023, Richard Hammond’s Workshop


Beyond Paradise, DCI Banks, Death in Paradise, Grantchester, Midsomer Murders, Poirot, Sister Boniface Mysteries, The Chelsea Detective, Whitstable Pearl


Archie, Confessions of Frannie Langton, Sanditon, Three Little Birds


Annika, Better, Bloodlands, Crime, Hope Street, Payback, Trigger Point


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>> Wednesday, 15 May 2024 11:31

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After The Flood

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About After The Flood

Joanna finds an unidentified man dead in a lift in a underground car park after a devastating flood, police assumes that he became trapped as the waters rose, but she is obsessed with discovering what happened to him.