Some of the Best Current BBC Dramas on iPlayer – November 2020

Do you remember the dim and distant past when you use to eagerly await the next episode of some drama or TV show.  You’d finish watching then spend a week talking about it with friends and family ?  The online world has of course changed all this and introduced other viewing challenges – basically now […]

His Dark Materials Two – Both Series Now on BBC iPlayer

Adaptations of much loved books don’t always go well, but on the whole it looks like His Dark Materials has got more right than wrong. The second series of the fantasy has been adapted from the novel The Subtle Knife written by Philip Pullman, as a joint venture between HBO and the BBC. I’ve not […]

Watch How the Wild West Was Won – Ray Mears on BBC iPlayer

There’s a great documentary series that’s just re-appeared on the BBC iPlayer archive and I think Amazon Prime too.   It’s called How the Wild West Was Won and is presented by one of my favourite presenters  – the survival specialist Ray Mears.  Not sure what it is about him, but he has a relaxed and […]

How Anyone Can Unblock US Netflix in 2020

Update August 2020, latest information on the best VPNs that works with Netflix. Now I know it’s not really about UK TV but for many of us Netflix has replaced many of the traditional cable and satellite subscriptions.  Despite the cost of a standard Netflix subscription slowly creeping up, it still represents pretty good value […]

Can Anyone Watch ITV Abroad for Free ?

Updated September 2020 The ITV player has improved greatly over the last few years.  For some time it’s lagged behind the wonderful BBC iPlayer with regards content, an often slow and unreliable video stream plus of course it’s got advertisements.  Now of course, ITV is a commercial station so it has to get funding somehow […]

Britbox in Australia – How You Can Watch it using a VPN

Well the short answer is no, Britbox is only currently available in the UK, Canada and the USA.  However there are workarounds and solutions which we explain below. Britbox is a new collaboration between the BBC and the UK’s largest commercial channel ITV.  It’s designed to be a competitor to the various streaming services which […]

How to Watch MOTD Stream Online Abroad

Here’s the VPN used to watch Match of the Day live stream from abroad, click the image to visit their discount page. It also allows you to watch the highlights if you miss the live show. Transcript: Ok football fans in this video I’m going to show you how you can stream Match of […]

So What’s the Best UK VPN for BBC iPlayer in 2020 ?

Updated September 2020 Well it’s a tricky one for me, this.  For over a decade I’ve been using Identity Cloaker when I need to use a VPN to watch my beloved BBC when I’m travelling. There’s no doubt that as a security product it’s in front of all the competitors, after all how many VPNs […]