Watch Sherlock on BBC TV and BBC iPlayer Anywhere

Sherlock is a crime drama series shown on BBC TV. It is based on the classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories.

The rebooted Sherlock is set in modern day London and began airing in 2010 and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson. The show met with critical acclaim, sustaining positive reviews across its seasons and winning a BAFTA Award for Best Drama Series.

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Sherlock season 4 was shown in January 2017, with “The Six Thatchers”, “The Lying Detective” and “The Final Problem”. A fifth series will follow with Cumberbatch continuing in the lead role.

How to watch Sherlock on BBC iPlayer from anywhere…

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.

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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 from only £6.99 per month.
  • Prefer to watch on supported media streaming devices like Smart TVs, Apple TV, Xbox, PS4, Amazon Fire TV, Roku etc? You’ll need a UK configured VPN Router setup as British for only £12.99 with Worldwide Shipping.


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!.

Sherlock BBC TV Episodes
  • A Study in Pink
  • The Blind Banker
  • The Great Game
  • A Scandal in Belgravia
  • The Hounds of Baskerville
  • The Reichenbach Fall
  • The Empty Hearse
  • The Sign of Three
  • His Last Vow
  • The Abominable Bride
  • The Six Thatchers
  • The Lying Detective
  • The Final Problem