Tag Archives: Britannia

New to Sky Box Sets in June

Next month’s Sky Box Sets will screen a slew of series new to the channel and a True Blood marathon. None of the newcomers are NZ premieres but include an early HBO series not seen in years, the outstanding Carnivàle (the bad news is it will be in SD). Other debuts will include Patrick Melrose, Britannia, […]

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Critical Condition: Britannia

Britannia | SoHo, 8.30 Wednesday ➢ “Violence it has. Also, domestic drama. Dynastic intrigue. A soupçon of the supernatural. Set in A.D. 43, during the second Roman invasion of the British Isles-to-be, the nine-part Britannia also displays what might be an unfortunate side effect of the rise of bingeable drama–the seeming nonchalance with which writers […]

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New to SoHo in April

Amid the high-profile returns of Westworld, Legion, Silicon Valley and Fear the Walking Dead next month on SoHo, don’t overlook the premiere of violent hitman hoot Barry (10.00 Fridays from April 6). It launches this weekend on HBO and stars Saturday Night Live alumni Bill Hader as a depressed, low-rent hitman from the Midwest who falls in love with […]

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New to Neon in April

Britannia rules next month on Sky’s SoHo and streaming service Neon. It’s taken three months the for the Sky Atlantic drama about Rome’s occupation of Britain in 43AD to reach these shores. But the series will be available on Neon within a day of its April 18 launch of SoHo (where it will screen 8.30 […]

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