How to watch 'The Girl Before' online anywhere in the world

Watch The Girl Before online - Edward and Jane from 'The Girl Before'.
Here's how to watch 'The Girl Before' online anywhere in the world. (Image credit: BBC/42/HBO/Jason Bell)

Here's how to watch The Girl Before online from anywhere in the world. 

The Girl Before is a new psychological thriller adapted from the novel of the same name by JP Delaney.

This twisty drama sees Jane (Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Loki, A Wrinkle in Time) moving into a stunningly beautiful home that she's fallen in love with. The only catch on this dream home is that she must live by the rules set by the home's architect, Edward Monkford (David Oyelowo).

At some point, Jane makes a terrible discovery about the previous tenant, Emma, and she begins to investigate Edward. When she starts to recognize the house is changing her and notices her timeline overlapping with Emma's, Jane starts to worry her fate might be the same as the girl before...

Without further ado, here's the info you need to be able to watch The Girl Before online from anywhere in the world.

How to watch 'The Girl Before' online in the UK

The Girl Before premieres on BBC1 and BBC iPlayer in the UK on Sunday, Dec. 19 at 9:00 pm. Episodes will air consecutively each evening at the same time, with the finale airing on Wednesday, Dec. 22.

If you'd prefer to binge the whole series, all four episodes of The Girl Before will be available to stream on iPlayer once the first episode has aired.

How to watch 'The Girl Before' online anywhere in the world

There's 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 frustrating digital barriers by changing your IP address, meaning you can watch your favorite TV shows even if you're going to be away from home. 

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

ExpressVPN is the No. 1-rated VPN in the world right now. You can try it out for a month without paying a penny, and if you sign up for an annual plan you can get 3 months' access absolutely free!


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 The Girl Before via your usual method from anywhere in the world.

How to watch 'The Girl Before' online in the US

The Girl Before will air on HBO Max in the US, although we haven't got a release date for US viewers just yet. 

Martin Shore
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Martin is a Staff Writer with, where he produces a variety of articles focused on the latest and greatest films and TV shows. 

Some of his favorite shows are What We Do In The Shadows, Bridgerton, Gangs of London, The Witcher, Doctor Who, and Ghosts. When he’s not watching TV or at the movies, Martin’s probably still in front of a screen playing the latest video games, reading, or watching the NFL.