Bodyguard the popular new UK drama series is available to watch from anywhere live on BBC TV on on catchup with streaming on BBC iPlayer.
Bodyguard is a British television 6-part drama series starring Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes. Set around the fictional character of Police Sergeant David Budd, a heroic but volatile war veteran now working as a specialist protection officer for the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London’s Metropolitan Police Service. He is assigned to protect the ambitious Home Secretary Julia Montague, whose politics stand for everything he despises.
Bodyguard continued has dominated British Sunday night ratings with a peak of 8.3 million tuning in to BBC and BBC iPlayer. From October Netflix will carry the show outside the UK and Ireland.
How to watch Bodyguard on BBC iPlayer from anywhere…
Bodyguard will be streamed live on the BBC One website as well as the various BBC iPlayer and BBC TV apps on iPhone, iPad, Android, Smart TV, Now TV, FireTV etc.
When you load BBC iPlayer in the USA, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, Australia, Dubai, Canada etc. you will get an error message.
BBC iPlayer TV programmes are available to play in the UK only.
This is basically because their streaming services are geoblocked based on the IP address being used to access it. You must be a UK domestic web user to access BBC live tv streaming and catchup with BBC iPlayer.
- Get a UK IP address.
- If you just want to watch on your PC, Mac or iPad. Then you can get a UK Proxy or VPN from Liberty Shield, FREE for 48 hours and then from only £6.99 per month.
- Prefer to watch on supported media streaming devices like Now TV, Smart TVs, Apple TV, Xbox, PS4, Amazon Fire TV, Roku etc? You’ll need a UK configured VPN Router setup as British, available from only £12.99 with Worldwide Shipping available.
Furthermore BBC iPlayer isn’t the only geographically-censored streaming services a VPN or Proxy will allow you to access. Other UK services like BBC Sport, ITV Hub, All 4, Sky Go and Now TV are available. Plus with the option to switch to our USA service whenever you like, you can access Hulu, HBO GO, Netflix and Pandora. Essentially you can access international content from virtually anywhere!