The British are Coming!

Your Favorite British Shows on Your Favorite Channel

You asked and we listened! WDSE·WRPT is proud to present some of the best-loved shows from across the pond!


The Queen Mother

We're proud to broaden our British programming options, starting with the documentary, "The Queen Mother." Wife, monarch and much-loved public figure – Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother was one of the most respected members of the British Royal family. This moving profile reveals the dramatic inside story of the Queen Mother’s life, highlighting the moments of pain and upheaval that ultimately defined her legacy. This is a two-episode documentary, with the episodes running sequentially.

When to Watch:

PBS North
March 30 at 3:30pm

PBS Explore
March 25 at 2pm
March 28 at 11pm
March 30 at 7pm

PBS Create
March 26 at 11:30pm


Saturday Nights are British Takeover Night!

Brit Coms begin at 8pm with "Mum" and "Hold the Sunset", with British Dramas "Father Brown" and "Grantchester" following at 9pm and 10pm, respectively. See below for more information about these great shows, as well as additional air dates and times.

Mum

A family sitcom from the point of view of Cathy, a recent widow, as she moves on from the death of her husband. This show will air weekly starting April 6.

When to Watch:

PBS North
Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays at 6:30pm
Thursdays at 12:30am

PBS Explore
Saturdays at 9pm
Mondays at 11pm
Thursdays at 10am


Hold the Sunset

Retirement plans are put on hold when Roger, Edith’s 50-year-old son, moves back home. This show will air weekly starting April 6.

When to Watch:

PBS North
Saturdays at 8:30pm
Sundays at 6pm
Thursdays at Midnight

PBS Explore
Saturdays at 9:30pm
Mondays at 11:30pm
Thursdays at 10:30am


Father Brown

We join Father Brown for Season Seven as he solves the fictional British town of Kembleford’s biggest crimes though the use of his sharp intellect. This show will air weekly starting April 6.

When to Watch:

PBS North
Saturdays at 9pm
Sundays at 10pm
Tuesdays at Noon

PBS Explore
Saturdays at 8pm
Mondays at 8am

Grantchester

James Norton dons his priestly collar and Robson Green his rumpled raincoat as the improbable crime-fighting team, Reverend Sidney Chambers and Inspector Geordie Keating, bringing justice and spiritual nourishment to early 1950s England.

When to Watch:

PBS North
Saturdays at 10pm


More Great Titles To Come!

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