Gifts for British TV Fans

For holidays and gift-giving occasions throughout the year, we’ve hand-picked some gift ideas for the Brit TV fans in your life. You might even find a few goodies for yourself!

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BRITISH-NESS

For the lowdown on all things British, including Brit slang, check out these titles.

Very British Problems: Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a TimeVery British Problems: Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a Time

Sorry, I'm British!: An Insider's Romp Through Britain from A to ZSorry, I’m British!: An Insider’s Romp Through Britain from A to Z

Stuff Brits Like: A Guide to What's Great About Great BritainStuff Brits Like: A Guide to What’s Great About Great Britain

Knickers in a Twist: A Dictionary of British SlangKnickers in a Twist: A Dictionary of British Slang

For avid readers of British mysteries, thrillers, and other fiction, visit out Recently Released British Books page.

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ICONIC BRITISH SYMBOLS

From the Queen and the Union Jack, to the Tower of London and the London Tube…

Union Jack Vintage British Flag T-shirt Flag ShirtsUnion Jack Vintage British Flag T-shirt Flag Shirts

Premium Unisex Warm Knit Union Jack Beanie HatPremium Unisex Warm Knit Union Jack Beanie Hat

Reversible Ultra Plush Sherpa Union Jack Throw Blanket 50 inches x 60 inchesReversible Ultra Plush Sherpa Union Jack Throw Blanket 50 inches x 60 inches

Union Jack Tapestry Toss Pillow, 13-InchUnion Jack Tapestry Toss Pillow, 13-Inch

UK British 50 Pound Bank Note Tea TowelUK British 50 Pound Bank Note Tea Towel

London Underground Map Tea TowelLondon Underground Map Tea Towel

Royal Doulton Charlene Mullen Mugs, London City Scape, Set of 4Royal Doulton Charlene Mullen Mugs, London City Scape, Set of 4

Royal Doulton Charlene Mullen Plates, 8.6-Inch, London City Scape, Set of 4Royal Doulton Charlene Mullen Plates, 8.6-Inch, London City Scape, Set of 4

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WORN OR INSPIRED BY THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is a fashion icon, and fashionistas on both sides of the pond want what she wears.

Le Chameau Women's Vierzon Leather Rain BootLe Chameau Women’s Vierzon Leather Rain Boot

Knickers in a Twist: A Dictionary of British SlangLongchamp Le Pliage Large Folding Tote

Tissot Women's Analog Display Quartz Two Tone WatchTissot Women’s Analog Display Quartz Two Tone Watch

Via Spiga Women's Kate Wool-Blend Coat with Faux-Fur Collar (Replica)Via Spiga Women’s Kate Wool-Blend Coat with Faux-Fur Collar (Replica)

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FOR TEA, PUDDING & MORE

A day is always better with a cuppa. It’s even better with pudding, aka dessert. And while British food has a bad rap, we’ve had delicious dishes throughout our travels. We’ve even cooked up some!

Keep Calm and Carry On Tea Tin, English Breakfast Tea (40 Bags)Keep Calm and Carry On Tea Tin, English Breakfast Tea (40 Bags)

Taylors of Harrogate Classic Tea Variety Box, 48 CountTaylors of Harrogate Classic Tea Variety Box, 48 Count

Vintage Green Rose Porcelain 11-Piece Tea Set, GreenVintage Green Rose Porcelain 11-Piece Tea Set, Green

Ovente KP72W Cordless Electric Kettle, 1.7-Liter, WhiteOvente KP72W Cordless Electric Kettle, 1.7-Liter, White

Simpson's Spotted Dick Sponge Pudding, 10.2 OunceSimpson’s Spotted Dick Sponge Pudding, 10.2 Ounce

Walkers Shortbread Rich Fruit Pudding, 16-Ounce BoxWalkers Shortbread Rich Fruit Pudding, 16-Ounce Box

Walkers 6 Luxury Mincemeat Tarts - Net Wt. 372 g / 13.1 ozWalkers 6 Luxury Mincemeat Tarts – Net Wt. 372 g / 13.1 oz

Matthew Walkers Classic Christmas Pudding - 907g - 2lbMatthew Walkers Classic Christmas Pudding – 907g – 2lb

The Perfect Afternoon Tea Recipe BookThe Perfect Afternoon Tea Recipe Book

Great British Cooking: A Well-kept SecretGreat British Cooking: A Well-kept Secret

The Best Of Traditional Scottish CookingThe Best Of Traditional Scottish Cooking

The Complete Irish Pub CookbookThe Complete Irish Pub Cookbook

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THE NAUGHTINESS & BRILLIANCE OF SHAKESPEARE

William Shakespeare. The Bard. ‘Nuff said.

Shakespearean Insults MugShakespearean Insults Mug

Shakespearean Insult BandagesShakespearean Insult Bandages

Shakespeare Insult GeneratorShakespeare Insult Generator

Thou Spleeny Swag-Bellied MiscreantThou Spleeny Swag-Bellied Miscreant

Twelfth Night starring Mark Rylance & Stephen FryTwelfth Night starring Mark Rylance & Stephen Fry

The Tempest starring Roger Allam & Colin MorganThe Tempest starring Roger Allam & Colin Morgan

Much Ado About Nothing starring Charles Edwards & Eve BestMuch Ado About Nothing starring Charles Edwards & Eve Best

Doctor Faustus starring Paul Hilton & Arthur DarvillDoctor Faustus starring Paul Hilton & Arthur Darvill

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GIFTS INSPIRED BY FAN FAVORITE SHOWS

Jenna Coleman is gone as Peter Capaldi’s 12th Doctor’s companion from Doctor Who. Sherlock is finally returning to telly after two years with a special set in the Victorian era. And stateside fans of Downton Abbey are sobbing into their tea and crumpets, as the show’s sixth season is its last.

Additional gift ideas are on the Doctor Who and Downton Abbey Shops pages.

Doctor Who: Series 9, Part 2Doctor Who: Series 9, Part 2

Doctor Who: Official Guide on How to be a Time LordDoctor Who: Official Guide on How to be a Time Lord

Doctor Who's Disappearing TARDIS MugDoctor Who’s Disappearing TARDIS Mug

Doctor Who Call Box Pullover HoodieDoctor Who Call Box Pullover Hoodie

Sherlock: The Abominable BrideSherlock: The Abominable Bride

Investigating Sherlock: An Unofficial GuideInvestigating Sherlock: An Unofficial Guide

Sherlock - Sherlock Holmes with Violin Action FigureSherlock – Sherlock Holmes with Violin Action Figure

I Am Sherlocked Sweatshirt HoodieI Am Sherlocked Sweatshirt Hoodie

Downton Abbey: Season 6Downton Abbey: Season 6

Downton Abbey: A Celebration: The Official Companion to All Six SeasonsDownton Abbey: A Celebration: The Official Companion to All Six Seasons

Downton Abbey, Downton Legacy Plum Pudding Black Tea, 36 Tea BagsDownton Abbey, Downton Legacy Plum Pudding Black Tea, 36 Tea Bags

Her Ladyship Fine China MugHer Ladyship Fine China Mug

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GREAT BRITISH TV SHOWS YOU HAVEN’T SEEN IN THE US

These DVDs are for shows that will be on our list of favorite Brit TV shows that premiered in the UK in 2015. They might be shown in the US in the future, but if they’re not, it would be a shame for stateside fans to miss them, because they’re brilliant. Viewers in the US will need a multi-region/region-free DVD player to watch these DVDs as they’re coded for Region 2 (UK/Europe).

Code of a KillerCode of a Killer

Doctor FosterDoctor Foster

An Inspector CallsAn Inspector Calls

UnforgottenUnforgotten

Visit the Recently-Released British TV DVDs page for more DVD ideas.

(For Brit TV fans who also enjoy English-subtitled foreign-language shows, visit The Euro TV Place for DVDs from France, Italy, Sweden, and other European countries.)

MULTI-REGION/REGION-FREE DVD PLAYERS

In addition to the above DVDs, there are so many other fabulous UK shows that never make it to US telly or streaming services, but are available on Region 2 DVDs. With one of these players, Brit TV fans can play discs coded for the UK, US, and other regions, and the world of international telly can be their oyster.

Panasonic S700P-K Multi Region 1080p Up-Conversion Code Region Free DVD/CD PlayerPanasonic S700P-K Multi Region 1080p Up-Conversion Code Region Free DVD/CD Player

Philips DVP-3680 All Multi Region Zone Free PAL/NTSC DVD Player HDMI 1080 (Black)Philips DVP-3680 All Multi Region Zone Free PAL/NTSC DVD Player HDMI 1080 (Black)

Samsung DVD-D530 All Multi Region Code Free 1080p with HDMI Up Converting DVD PlayerSamsung DVD-D530 All Multi Region Code Free 1080p with HDMI Up Converting DVD Player

Sony BDP-S1200 all Region Blu Ray and DVD Player and 6 feet hdmi Cable (Bundle)Sony BDP-S1200 all Region Blu Ray and DVD Player and 6 feet hdmi Cable (Bundle)

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STREAMING MEDIA DEVICES

A must-have device for British TV fans is a streaming media player. These handy-dandy doodads let viewers watch loads of content 24/7 on telly instead of just the computer. Many streaming channels are free, while others, such as Acorn TV, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus,icon and Netflix, require a paid subscription.

Amazon Fire TV StickAmazon Fire TV Stick

Roku 3500R Streaming StickRoku 3500R Streaming Stick

Sony BDPS6500 3D 4K Upscaling Blu-ray Player with Wi-FiSony BDPS6500 3D 4K Upscaling Blu-ray Player with Wi-Fi

Vizio E50-C1 50-Inch 1080p Smart LED TVVizio E50-C1 50-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV

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DO MORE THAN STREAM BRITISH TV SHOWS

PlayOn lets subscribers watch and record streaming videos from popular sites like Hulu on computers, TVs, tablets, and mobile devices, and skip ads, too. And services such as the quick and easy Unblock-us, as well as Avast SecureLine VPN and vyprVPN, both of which have built-in security functions to protect one’s privacy, give subscribers located almost anywhere in the world the ability to access shows available in other countries.

PlayOnPlayOn

Unblock-UsUnblock-Us

vyprVPNvyprVPN

Avast SecureLine VPNAvast SecureLine VPN

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GIFT CARDS

The most versatile gift for Brit TV fans is a gift card. For folks who like to shop at Amazon (and/or stream titles from Amazon Instant Video), there’s the Amazon Gift Card. The Walmart gift cardicon can be used in store, online, and for the company’s Vudu VoD service. For gift cards that can be used elsewhere, consider these:

iTunes $25 eCardBuy iTunes $25 eCard from Walmart

Visa $50 Gift CardBuy Visa $50 Gift Card from Walmart

MasterCard $50 Gift CardBuy MasterCard $50 Gift Card from Walmart

American Express $100 Gift CardBuy American Express $100 Gift Card from Walmart

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