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On this page we tell you how to watch UK TV abroad outside the UK

1: UK Live TV Streaming Websites

2: IPTV boxes - plug these in to your TV and use a remote control

3: On Demand / Catch Up TV (Box sets,  recent TV shows, episodes etc).

4: UK Sky TV (Sports and Premium / Subscription Channels)


How To watch live British TV online outside the UK :


1: Streaming TV Membership Websites

Watch online via your web browser. There are a few streaming TV website around but most are illegal. is the only legal website operating outside the UK. The remaining legal websites are strictly limited to only serving content to people in the UK.

You can watch on any internet capable device which has a modern web browser. Devices include Smartphone, Android TV box, Mac PC/Macbook, iPhone, iPad, Amazon Fire, Windows PC/Laptop etc


2: IPTV boxes

Using an IPTV box with a subscription to an IPTV channel provider you can sit back and watch British TV channels while using a remote control to navigate the TV Guide and change channel etc.


3: UK Catch up and On Demand TV (series, Box sets)

To watch UK Catch up and on demand TV from the major channels you need to be in the UK (or at least appear to be). This can be accomplished by using a UK based VPN (Virtual Private Network). Here at we have teamed up with some great value VPN providers and can offer our members huge discounts. You could be using a high speed British VPN for just £2.50 per month! A saving of around 70%!

Most of the TV networks offer the previous 30 days of TV programs to catch up on, but also have hundreds of box sets and collections available to view on demand at any time.

On top of this, live TV channels are available to watch in HD (if your internet supports HD) else various video qualities are available for slower internet connections.


(BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, BBC News, CBBC, Cbeebies etc)


(ITV1, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITVBe, CITV etc)


(Channel 4, E4, More 4, Film 4 etc)


(Channel 5, 5USA, 5Star, 5Spike, 5Select, Paramount Network, Blaze, BET, PBS America, Together, Spark, Real Stories and more!)


(Dave, Really, Yesterday, Drama).

Quest On Demand

Quest and Quest Red have their own on demand and catch up service.


4: Satellite TV - Some parts of Europe

If you are close to the UK then you can probably pick up some channels by using a large satellite dish. However this is technical and probably not worth the effort. Astra / Sky tightened the signal beam and made it more focused on the UK, to prevent people outside the UK watching British TV. So you would need a large dish, considering the cost involved we suggest you watch British TV online using one of the methods listed above.

Apply to become a member of the British TV Club!  click here