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Sky adds classic BBC shows to it’s Box Sets line up

Sky and BBC Studios have today announced an agreement to bring a new range of BBC comedy and drama box sets to Sky and NOW TV customers.

From next month, customers will be able to binge on hundreds of hours of content, newly available on Sky and NOW TV under the trusted UKTV channel brands of GOLD and ALIBI.

The box sets include iconic British comedies like The Vicar of Dibley and Only Fools and Horses, as well as more recent hits like McMafia and Spooks. Other shows coming to Sky and NOW TV next month include:

  • Absolutely Fabulous, Blackadder, The Royle Family, Little Britain, Open All Hours, The Young Ones, Keeping Up Appearances, Red Dwarf and Extras.

Later in the year, even more box sets will be coming to Sky including:

  • The Last Post, Father Brown, QI, Top Gear, The League of Gentleman, Ashes to Ashes and Brian Cox’s Wonder series

The titles will begin to be available from April 1 2019 and will join Sky’s library of premium content including Sky original productions, Patrick Melrose, A Discovery of Witches and Curfew.

Alongside newly available BBC box sets, Sky and NOW TV customers can enjoy exclusive British box sets from Channel 4 as well as top hits from around the globe including Game of Thrones, Big Little Lies, Westworld and all their favourite Netflix shows in one place.

  • NOW TV customers will be able to watch newly available GOLD box sets using the NOW TV Entertainment Pass, while Sky customers will be able to watch newly available box sets from both GOLD and ALIBI.
  • NOW TV customers can watch Netflix content via the Netflix app available on NOW TV’s Smart Stick and NOW TV Smart Box. A separate Netflix subscription is required.
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