The Catch is centered around local fisherman Ed Collier (Jason Watkins, McDonald & Dodds). Ed is a proud father and husband who is determined to keep his family together at any cost. Ed's life is thrown into disarray when his daughter, Abbie (Poppy Gilbert, Chloe) gets involved with the handsome and successful Ryan Wilson (Aneurin Barnard, 1899).
On paper, Ryan's a real catch, but Ed's instincts tell him that Ryan's not to be trusted and that Abbie could well be in danger. Ed's life soon spirals out of control as he juggles his struggling business, his newfound worries about Abbie's new partner, and a dark secret that comes back to haunt him.
From what we've heard so far, The Catch looks like it could be one of the best Channel 5 dramas currently available. If you're looking to get sucked into a new drama, here's where you can watch The Catch online.
How to watch The Catch in the UK
The Catch begins airing in the UK on Channel 5 at 9 pm on Wednesday, January 25. The series is four episodes long, and new episodes will be airing on a weekly basis at the same time.
If you're planning on streaming the show (or you miss an episode), you'll be able to get caught up by streaming episodes on-demand on My5 (opens in new tab) once they air. Meanwhile, if you're going to be away from home but still want to tune in, you might still be able to watch The Catch with the VPN.
How to watch The Catch with a VPN
If you get sucked into the drama in The Catch but you're going to be away from home during the new series or broadcasts aren't easily available where you live, a potential solution to this issue is with a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
A VPN lets you change your IP address, enabling you to watch The Catch and all the other shows and events that matter to you from other locations. Our favorite is ExpressVPN (opens in new tab), which is the No. 1-rated VPN in the world right now according to our sister site, TechRadar.
ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is one of the simplest and most affordable ways to watch what you want from anywhere you want to watch it.
It's straightforward and easy to use, has great security, is available on loads of streaming devices and, best of all, it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee (opens in new tab), so you can try it out 100% risk-free.
How to watch The Catch in the US
At the time of writing, we don't have the official word on where you'll be able to The Catch online. As and when we hear anything about an international release, we'll be sure to include that info here.
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Martin is a Staff Writer with WhatToWatch.com, 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.
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