The brand new Australian premium TV channel BBC First launches in Australia tomorrow, and BBC Australia have produced a preview video to show viewers exactly which UK TV highlights will be coming their way. The preview includes shots from the 2013 David Tennant drama The Politician's Husband which will make up part of the Monday night schedule.
BBC First is the new Australian home of premium original British drama - first, fast and uninterrupted on Foxtel. The BBC has always pioneered original drama. We embrace the bold and the brave, the sideways look at the human condition. A new global channel, BBC First celebrates humanity in all its fascinating complexity, connecting audiences around the world who are hungry for stories to challenge, immerse and entertain them.
The channel launches on Sunday 3rd August at 9.30am with a marathon of The Musketeers. Other highlights include the Australian premieres of Peaky Blinders, The Fall and The Village. The three part political drama, The Politician's Husband starring David Tennant and Emily Watson premieres on Monday 4th August at 8.30pm and continues over subsequent Mondays.
Watch the preview here:
Viewers outside Australia can watch the preview here