BritBox Steals March On SVOD Rivals With Vera Deal

[BritBox], which is priced at $6.99 per month, is also launching more than 100 Christmas specials in December and is simulcasting a number of shows for the first time. It will air a range of comedies, period dramas and entertainment series across the month. It also will near-simulcast The Queen’s Christmas Message, an annual UK tradition; Carols From Kings Event; as well as air holiday specials of BBC One soap EastEnders and ITV soap Coronation Street on Christmas Day. Other titles available include Dickensian, Inside No. 9, The Hairy Biker Christmas Party, French & Saunders Christmas Specials, Upstart Crow and Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special. – Peter White, Deadline Hollywood