How to watch 'Silent Witness' online anywhere in the world

How to watch Silent Witness online - shows Emilia Fox at crime scene
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Here’s how to watch Silent Witness online from anywhere in the world. And we're including how to watch Silent Witness Season 24 online from anywhere, as the new series begins now on BBC1!

The new series opens with Nikki (Emilia Fox) and Jack (David Caves) investigating a suspicious death in a prison. Fans, though, will be wondering if this is the series that finally sees Nikki and Jack becoming an item? Come on let them be a couple!

Back to the first case... Nikki is seriously creeped out when she realises that the dead prisoner's cellmate is Scott Weston, the killer from the campus shooting in a 2010 episode. How will Nikki react? Is she too close to the case?

Meanwhile, the new series also sees Jason Wong (The GentlemanChimericaStrangers) joining the team as pathologist Adam Yuen. The trailer for the new series reveals that Adam and Nikki don't exactly hit it off. Will the pair learn to work together?

Meanwhile, if you've not seen Silent Witness before why don't you start at the beginning? The first series started way back in 1996. And there are now 24 series to enjoy!

How to watch Silent Witness online in the UK

Silent Witness Season 24 starts on BBC1 on September 6 at 9pm. Incredibly, BBC iPlayer has the current series and the past 23 series available to stream!

How to watch Silent Witness online anywhere in the world

There is a handy way to watch your favorite TV shows from wherever you are in the world, and it's called a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

A VPN lets you get around the usual digital barriers by changing your IP address, meaning you can watch your favorite TV shows even if you’re away from home.

Our favorite is ExpressVPN, which lets you change your IP address on whichever device you want to watch your new favorite TV show on.

From laptops to Smart TVs, Amazon Fire Sticks, games consoles and even mobile phones, you can change the address to make your device think it is in a different location to enable you to watch the things you love around the world.

ExpressVPN is one of the best VPNs out there. Not only because it is straightforward and easy to use, but it also has great security and, best of all, it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.

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ExpressVPN is one of the easiest and affordable ways to watch what you want from anywhere you want to watch it. Plus it'll help keep your network traffic away from any prying eyes on public networks.

And it's a great way to watch Silent Witness via your usual method from anywhere in the world.

David Hollingsworth

David is the What To Watch Editor and has over 20 years of experience in television journalism. He is currently writing about the latest television and film news for What To Watch.

Before working for What To Watch, David spent many years working for TV Times magazine, interviewing some of television's most famous stars including Hollywood actor Kiefer Sutherland, singer Lionel Richie and wildlife legend Sir David Attenborough. 

David started out as a writer for TV Times before becoming the title's deputy features editor and then features editor. During his time on TV Times, David also helped run the annual TV Times Awards. David is a huge Death in Paradise fan, although he's still failed to solve a case before the show's detective! He also loves James Bond and controversially thinks that Timothy Dalton was an excellent 007.

Other than watching and writing about telly, David loves playing cricket, going to the cinema, trying to improve his tennis and chasing about after his kids!