9 Premium Channels On Sale: Including BritBox And StarzPlay

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Several streaming subscription channels that you can get via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels platform are now on sale – at only 99p/month – for a limited time.

The list includes StarzPlay, Shudder, BFI Player and even BritBox, the streaming service from ITV and the BBC, which is available at £2.99/month (see the full list below).

One catch is that these reductions are only available to Amazon Prime members – but that’s pretty much a given, as you can’t even sign up to most channels WITHOUT a Prime subscription.

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BritBox on Prime Video Channels

Prime Video Channels are an add-on to your Amazon Prime Video subscription. They launched in the UK back in 2017, and the list of available channels has been growing since, and now includes some well-known properties such as Discovery+ and Premier Sports.

As mentioned, you must have an Amazon Prime subscription first (or Prime Video), and then you can add the channels on top of that. (But you can get a free 30-days trial of Amazon Prime, and then add the channels on top of that.)

Once you subscribe, you can watch the channels on your desktop, your smartphone, or on your TV, via the Amazon Prime Video app, which is available on most Smart TVs and most streaming devices, such as the Amazon Fire TV stick and the Roku Streaming Stick+, and even on Freesat.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 2020 voice remote

And now, to help you find things to watch before and after Christmas, Amazon is lowering the cost of several channels – for a limited time (some of these offers are valid until January 6, and some until January 10). 

Just remember that once the three (or two) months are up, the price will revert back to normal, unless you cancel.

Prime Video Channels Discounts

The Prime Channels on offer during this promotion, are:

StarzPlay – With TV programmes and films from the premium American cable channel Starz, such as Outlander, Powerbook II: GhostPennyworth, Doom Patrol and more. 99p for the first three months, then £4.99/month. >>> Get StarzPlay Deal.

Shudder (Read our Shudder review) – A curated selection of classic and new horror films and TV shows, such as Hellraiser, American Psycho and Creepshow99p for the first three months, then £4.99/month. >>> Get Shudder Deal.

Shudder channel amazon

BritBox (Read our BritBox review) – A streaming subscription service that curates British TV programmes from ITV, BBC, Channel 5 and Channel 4, as well as classic British films, and 600+ classic Doctor Who episodes. £2.99/month for 3 months, then £5.99/month. Note: At the moment, the same deal is also available if you sign up directly with BritBox and use the coupon code WINTER2021. >>> Get BritBox Deal on Amazon.

Acorn.TV – A channel that specialises in content from Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, with new originals and old classics, such as Queens of Mystery, Liverpool 1, Foyle’s War and more. 99p for the first three months, then £4.99/month. >>> Get Acorn.TV Deal.

Queens of Mystery acorn original
Queens of Mystery (Photo: Acorn TV)

MTV Play – Catch up on MTV’s show, or binge on a range of box-sets, including Geordie Shore, Ex On The Beach, Catfish UK and more. 99p for the first three months, then £3.99/month. >>> Get MTV Play Deal.

BFI Player – Critically acclaimed and classic movies, hand-picked by the British Film Institute. 99p for the first three months, then £4.99/month. >>> Get BFI Player Deal.

History PlayDocumentaries and dramatisation, helping you learn about the history of the world and the world itself. With shows such as The Curse of Oak Island, Storage Wars, The Unexplained with William Shatner and more. 99p for the first three months, then £3.99/month. >>> Get History Play Deal.

Crime+Investigation PLAYTrue crime documentaries and dramas, such as Robbie Coltrane’s Critical Evidence and Homicide Hunter and more. 99p for the first three months, then £3.99/month. >>> Get Crime+ Investigation Play Deal.

Motortrend – TV shows and documentaries for lovers of “speed, grease and the open road”, with shows such as Mike Brewer’s World of Cars, Fifth Gear and more. 99p for the first three months, then £3.99/month. >>> Get Motortrend Deal.

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