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We do not have Sky/BT Sports, Sky Movies or any other subscription based channels! Any website or IPTV provider offering such channels is doing so illegally!

We do not have catch up / on-demand TV. You can catch up on British TV programmes when outside the UK by using a VPN such as and then access the official UK TV apps and websites such as BBC iPlayer. There are hundreds of box sets, on demand content and the last 30 days of catch up TV for nearly every UK channel. You can also watch most channels live and in HD quality. Sign up for a UK VPN at or for more info about using a VPN click here

Paypal or Amazon account is required. If your country does not let you use these websites, you will be unable to pay for membership.

It can take up to 2 days for your membership application to be reviewed. There is no instant registration or account activation. If you want instant access to British TV while outside the UK then use a VPN - highly recommended is  -  You can access most British TV channels on these websites and apps: BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5, UKTV Play etc within minutes for just a few £ per month! For more info, click here.


About our membership:

The British TV Club (hereafter referred to as the BTV Club) is a private, members only organisation.
Unlike almost every other unofficial British TV website, we are legal. Due to the manner which we (including our website) operate, we do not fall under the UK Copyright and Patents Act 1988 and can lawfully provide our members access to the British free-to-air broadcasts without copyright infringing and without breaking contract terms and conditions with providers such as Sky TV (we do not provide any access to encrypted or subscription based channels). 
Within the BTV Club we are primarily a community of British ex-pats (British people living abroad) and British people working abroad or on holiday.
We believe in the rights of British people to view and discuss free-to-air (i.e., UK Freeview & Freesat) TV anywhere in the world.
We accept new members by nominations or successful applications* only.
New member applications will be considered by BTV Club administrators on an individual basis.

To become a member of the BTV Club, you can apply to join us, or you can be nominated by an existing member (who has had a minimum of Bronze membership with us for a minimum of 30 days).

*Applying to Join:

Each application is manually reviewed and considered on an individual basis.

Being nominated by an existing member:

Being nominated guarantees membership if the nominee (the person being nominated) fits our membership criteria.

Membership Criteria:

    • Over 18s only
    • Must have a valid British TV licence if you are a resident of the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), the Channel Islands and Isle of Man.
    • You must be able to read & write in basic English (in case you need to contact us about anything or vice versa.).
    • You must agree to the terms & conditions

Terms & Conditions:


Strictly no playing our TV channels in public! 

Do not use a VPN when registering - applications are manually reviewed and your application will be declined. We track IPs and logins and our systems will detect unfair usage, sharing accounts or attempting to download multiple streams simultaneously.

One channel viewing at any time per account. Account sharing is forbidden and will be detected.

The subscription price for members shall be decided by the BTV Club administrator and is subject to change at any time. You will be notified of this beforehand and can cancel your membership at any time.

Payments must be made manually by yourself, there are no automatic recurring payments. You can renew and let your membership expire as you please. (E.g., some people only renew when on holiday abroad).

Membership fees start from £1.25 per month - it is cheaper for longer subscriptions.

You agree to receive emails from the BTV Club informing you of upcoming membership expiry.

You agree to receive emails from the BTV Club of special offers or important news.

You will not be rude to staff.  Anyone being rude in support tickets or email could have their membership revoked. We are a small members only club, we do not employ staff to work on a support desk, even if we did we would not expect them to put up with abuse or bad attitudes. We have extremely reliable video servers and excellent up-time but once in a while there can be a fault between your internet provider and our network on a third party provider. Get in touch and we can assist in diagnosing and resolving the problem.

The club administrator has the power to expel any member who does offend against the terms and conditions or whose conduct in the opinion of the BTV Club administrator renders him or her unfit for membership of the club. Any person whose membership is terminated will immediately be excluded from the website and will have no claim against the BTV Club administrator, the website, the club, or any member thereof. Any member whose membership is terminated cannot re-apply for membership within twelve months of such termination. Any member who is excluded and has their membership revoked will receive their membership fees refunded on a pro-rata basis.