The BritBox UK hot list: From Spitting Image season 2 to Footballers' Wives – what’s on BritBox in September

What’s on BritBox UK in September? Discover all the new releases for September 2021, including Spitting Image series 2 and Footballers’ Wives.

By Becky Gamester-Newton Published: 31 August 2021 - 12.21pm
Avalon/ITV Spitting Image puppets of Marcus Rashford, Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane

It’s time to celebrate the very best of British content.

BritBox has unveiled what’s on the service in September, and it’s a treasure trove of content for subscribers in the UK.

Spitting Image season 2 and Footballers’ Wives are on the service this month, as well some classic comedy and drama.

So what are you waiting for? We list the best of what’s new on BritBox in our must-watch BritBox TV guide.

Plus, don’t miss what’s on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, NOW and Sky Cinema this month.

Footballers’ Wives

In this cult noughties drama, the women are young, rich, beautiful and have everything that money and fame can buy.

However, while they should be having the time of their lives they’re actually struggling to keep their marriages intact while their husbands dazzle the crowds… and the girls in the nightclubs.

Zöe Lucker, Gillian Taylforth, Suzie Amy, Gary Lucy and Laila Rouass are among the stars.

Footballers' Wives is available on BritBox now.

Soldier, Soldier series 1 and 2

Soldier Soldier follows the life of the officers and men of the King’s Own Fusiliers regiment – in their home lives, training exercises and battles.

Robson Green and Jerome Flynn star in this iconic drama, which was also responsible for the duo’s chart-topping cover version of Unchained Melody and two studio albums.

Soldier, Soldier series 1 and 2 are available on BritBox from September 2.

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Spitting Image season 2

The second season of this BritBox Original is finally here, with Gareth Southgate, Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Joe Biden, Boris Johnson, Prince Andrew, Vladimir Putin, Harry and Meghan, Beyonce, Angela Merkel, Dwayne Johnson, Ed Sheeran, Jurgen Klopp, Elon Musk, Adele, James Corden Emmanuel Macron, Mark Zuckerberg, Donald Trump, Dominic Cummings and even Covid-19 itself getting the puppet treatment.

In keeping with the original series from the 80s and 90s, scripts are written and puppets are made close to each episode to ensure each week is as topical as possible.

Spitting Image season 2 is available on BritBox from September 11.

Season 1 is streaming on BritBox now.

The New Statesman series 1 to 4

If Spitting Image is giving you a taste for more satirical comedy, watch this iconic series starring the late Rik Mayall.

He stars as the ultra right-wing Alan B’Stard - the most selfish, greedy, dishonest, sadistic and sociopathic Conservative MP of them all – who plots to achieve his megalomaniacal ambitions.

The New Statesman series 1 to 4 are available on BritBox from September 23.