4 easy steps to watching the BBC iPlayer abroad for free

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Are you a UK resident but away from the UK and want to catch up on the hugely popular BBC iPlayer? You’re stuck, unless you already downloaded some programmes on your iPad or laptop. The iPlayer knows when you’re away as it checks your IP address and blocks you from watching anything… including the new series of Rev. But with these 4 easy steps, you’ll be watching the best telly in the world in no time – for free!

Now, before we begin. You are a BBC License paying UK resident, right? The BBC is an incredible and important institution. Great TV doesn’t come free. Terribly tabloid newspapers will tell you how awful the station is, but until you’ve experienced the 500 commercial-per-show hell of American TV programming, you’ll understand why it’s important to support the British Broadcasting Corporation as much as possible.

And now, dear readers, let’s begin…

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Blimey! is your daily dose of British news and features for anglophiles everywhere! This article was carefully written by Tim Holt, a British blogger, photographer and actor based back in the UK after many years of living in America. Forever torn between two magnificent slices of sod.
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