Drama

Mr Bates vs The Post Office

Based on the real-life British Post Office scandal, Mr Bates vs The Post Office has set off a firestorm of public outrage forcing the Prime Minister to act.

Episode 1

48m 4s

Mysterious financial losses lead the Post Office to fire and prosecute village Subpostmasters, who have no way to prove their innocence.

Episodes

  • Episode 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1

    S2024 E1 - 48m 4s

    Mysterious financial losses lead the Post Office to fire and prosecute village Subpostmasters, who have no way to prove their innocence.

  • Episode 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2

    S2024 E2 - 48m

    Alan Bates and the Subpostmasters begin their fight for the truth and justice with new allies in Parliament, but first they must convince an independent investigator of their honesty.

  • Episode 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3

    S2024 E3 - 48m 5s

    Alan allies with the Post Office in the hope his friends can get justice at last, but can he trust the people who have let them down so badly?

  • Episode 4: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 4

    S2024 E4 - 51m 46s

    Alan and his friends finally get the chance to embark on the epic challenge of battling the Post Office in court.

Extras + Features

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S2024 - 1m

    Based on the real-life British Post Office scandal, Mr Bates vs The Post Office has set off a firestorm of public outrage.

  • An Inside Look: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    An Inside Look

    S2024 - 1m 59s

    "It's the story of a bunch of little guys taking on one of the biggest government corporations." Learn more about the shocking true story brought to life on-screen, premiering on Sunday, April 7 at 9/8c.

  • Episode 1 Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1 Scene

    S2024 E1 - 2m 21s

    Officials come to Alan Bates' post office to shut the branch down a day earlier than expected, but Alan refuses to be pushed around.

  • Episode 2 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview

    S2024 E2 - 28s

    Alan Bates and the Subpostmasters begin their fight for the truth and justice with new allies in Parliament, but first they must convince an independent investigator of their honesty.

  • Episode 2 Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Scene

    S2024 E2 - 1m 31s

    Jo and her mother receive a visit from their MP, James Arbuthnot, who they hope will be an ally in their fight against the Post Office.

Schedule

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    Mr Bates vs The Post Office

    Sunday
    Apr 14

    1 Hour

    Alan Bates and the Subpostmasters begin to fight for truth and justice with new allies in Parliament.
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    Mr Bates vs The Post Office on Masterpiece: : TVSS: Iconic

    Mr Bates vs The Post Office

    Sunday
    Apr 14

    1 Hour

    Alan Bates and the Subpostmasters begin to fight for truth and justice with new allies in Parliament.
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    Mr Bates vs The Post Office on Masterpiece: : TVSS: Iconic

    Mr Bates vs The Post Office

    Monday
    Apr 15

    1 Hour

    Alan Bates and the Subpostmasters begin to fight for truth and justice with new allies in Parliament.
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    Mr Bates vs The Post Office on Masterpiece: : TVSS: Iconic

    Mr Bates vs The Post Office

    Monday
    Apr 15

    1 Hour

    Alan Bates and the Subpostmasters begin to fight for truth and justice with new allies in Parliament.
  • Image
    Mr Bates vs The Post Office on Masterpiece: : TVSS: Iconic

    Mr Bates vs The Post Office

    Sunday
    Apr 21

    1 Hour

    Alan allies with the Post Office in hopes that his friends can finally get justice.
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    Mr Bates vs The Post Office on Masterpiece: : TVSS: Iconic

    Mr Bates vs The Post Office

    Sunday
    Apr 21

    1 Hour

    Alan allies with the Post Office in hopes that his friends can finally get justice.
  • Image
    Mr Bates vs The Post Office on Masterpiece: : TVSS: Iconic

    Mr Bates vs The Post Office

    Monday
    Apr 22

    1 Hour

    Alan allies with the Post Office in hopes that his friends can finally get justice.
  • Image
    Mr Bates vs The Post Office on Masterpiece: : TVSS: Iconic

    Mr Bates vs The Post Office

    Monday
    Apr 22

    1 Hour

    Alan allies with the Post Office in hopes that his friends can finally get justice.

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