How to watch Us online anywhere in the world

Tom Hollander, Saskia Reeves and Tom Taylor in BBC comedy drama Us
Family in crisis! Tom Hollander, Saskia Reeves and Tom Taylor in BBC comedy drama Us (Image credit: BBC Studios/Drama Republic/Colin Hutton/Ignition Creative)

Here's how to watch BBC1 drama Us, starring Tom Hollander...

New BBC One drama, Us, has been adapted by David Nicholls from his novel of the same name. Here's how to watch Us online from anywhere.

Us, which promises to be one of the television highlights of the year, is a four-part drama starring Tom Hollander.

Us BBC1 Tom Hollander in Paris

Us, starring Tom Hollander, is heading to BBC1 (Picture: BBC) (Image credit: BBC/Drama Republic/Colin Hutton)

David Nicholls also wrote Starter For Ten and One Day, both of which were made into films.

Us will follow Douglas Petersen as he tries to fight for his marriage after his wife Connie tells him that she's not sure she wants to be married to him any more.

The pair go on a tour of Europe in a bid to make their relationship work, and while they're away Douglas makes it his mission to win his wife's love back.

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Will Douglas manage to save his marriage? (Picture: BBC) (Image credit: BBC/Drama Republic/Colin Hutton)

Tom Hollander, known for his roles in Baptiste, The Night Manager and Rev, takes the lead as Douglas.

Luther and Shetland actress Saskia Reeves plays Connie, Douglas's wife, while their son Albie is played by Tom Taylor.

Don't miss out on the drama - here's how to watch Us online even if you're not in the UK.

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How to watch Us online in the UK for free 

Us will start on BBC One on September 20th at 9pm.

The series will be aired on Sunday evenings for four weeks, and you will be able to catch up on any episodes you missed on BBC iPlayer.

iPlayer is available on a wide range of devices, including mobiles, tablets, computers and smart televisions.

Saskia Reeves and Tom Hollander in Us BBC1

Can Douglas (Tom Hollander) win his wife Connie (Saskia Reeves) back as they go on a grand tour of Europe? (Image credit: BBC/Drama Republic/Colin Hutton)

How to watch Us online from abroad 

There is a handy way to watch your favourite TV shows from wherever you are in the world, and it is called VPN.

This lets you get around the usual digital barriers by changing your IP address, meaning you can watch your favourite TV shows even if you're away from home.

But which VPN will suit your needs best?

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

From laptops to a Smart TV, Amazon Fire Stick and games consoles to a mobile phone, you can change the address to make your device think it is in a different location.

ExpressVPN is one of the best 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.

This is the number one rated VPN in the world right now and as well as trying it out for free for a month, you can sign up for an annual plan and get 3 months absolutely free.

How to watch Us in the US  

An American broadcaster is still to be announced for the series. It's possible BBC America will screen it.

How to watch Us in Ireland 

There are no plans to show Us in Ireland at the moment.

How to watch Us in Australia  

As above, no home for Us has been announced Down Under.

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.