Written by: Sydney Sauer
Date: January 4, 2022
The best way to start the new year is with a new drama! From Masterpiece’s All Creatures Great and Small to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, WOSU Passport’s extensive selection of British dramas is expanding this month to include classic favorites and riveting new shows. Browse our exciting new additions below.
The following dramas are included with WOSU Passport, your one-stop-shop for public media favorites from all over the world. Join today for access to existing titles and new shows every month, which you can stream on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire Stick, Google Chromecast, Android TV or right from your mobile phone on the WOSU and PBS mobile apps. Become a member to get started!
New Seasons of Your Favorite British Dramas
All Creatures Great and Small: Season Two from Masterpiece
Available Sunday, January 9 at 9pm
Your favorite Yorkshire Dales residents return for another heartwarming season based on the life and novels of James Herriot. Experience the highs and lows of veterinary medicine in the sleepy countryside town through this beautifully adapted series.
Vienna Blood: Season Two
Available Sunday, January 9 at 10pm
Vienna Blood’s second season is packed with just as much crime, adventure, and mystery as the first. Set in 1900s Vienna, the series follows Dr. Max Liebermann and Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt as their extraordinary skills of perception and determination lead them to some of the city’s most mysterious and deadly cases.
Starring Gillian Anderson of The X-Files, this chilling crime series chronicles a police superintendent’s attempts to catch a serial killer wreaking havoc across Northern Ireland.
Seaside Hotel: Seasons 4-8
At long last, all eight seasons of the acclaimed series Seaside Hotel will be available to stream on WOSU Passport! Follow the stories of three charming, diverse main characters whose fates are intertwined as they seek to emancipate themselves from the plans other people have made on their behalf.
New Additions to The Jane Austen Collection
Sense and Sensibility
In this enchanting adaptation of another classic Jane Austen novel, Marianne Dashwood falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her.
Pride and Prejudice
Enjoy Andrew Davies’ multi-award-winning TV adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic romance. In this can’t-miss classic, witty Elizabeth Bennet charms smoldering, haughty Darcy, played by Colin Firth, against a backdrop of gorgeous countryside, small-town assembly rooms, and English stately homes.
When Sir Thomas Bertram takes in the nine-year-old daughter of an impoverished relative, his wife has someone to bully. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny’s good nature and fortitude finally win her a valued place in the household and the man of her dreams. Starring Anna Massey, this series brings new energy to Jane Austen’s witty Regency romance.
Ready to indulge in nostalgic Jane Austen classics, enjoy your favorite Masterpiece shows, and discover new dramas? Become a WOSU Passport member for instant access to fantastic shows and movies on almost any device! Your contributions help WOSU Public Media continue to make our own great programs and share international favorites like the titles above. Click here to get started.
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