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How to watch 'You Don't Know Me' online anywhere in the world

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Make sure you watch 'You Don't Know Me' online. (Image credit: BBC/Snowed-In Productions/Sophie Mutevelian)

Here's how to watch You Don't Know Me online anywhere in the world.

You Don't Know Me is a new BBC1 courtroom drama, which is inspired by the bestselling 2017 crime novel of the same name by Imran Mahmood.

Excitingly for fans of the Suranne Jones hit Vigil, the four-part adaptation has been written by its creator, Tom Edge.

Samuel Adewunmi plays Hero, a man standing trial for murder. Highly unusually Hero doesn't have a lawyer. Hero claims in court he fell in love with a woman called Kyra, who then vanished. He says he risked everything to save her...

Talking about the role, Samuel says: "I felt like this was something I hadn't seen before, and even if hadn't got the part, I was really excited about watching it!"

So, will viewers believe Samuel's story?

How to watch 'You Don't Know Me' online in the UK

You Don’t Know Me will begin on Sunday, Dec. 5 on BBC1 at 9pm, with the second episode airing the following day. The whole series will be available on BBC iPlayer following the first episode on Sunday, Dec. 5. 

How to watch 'You Don't Know Me' 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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How to watch 'You Don't Know Me' in the US

You Don't Know Me will be available on Netflix in the US. However, a release date is still to be announced.

David Hollingsworth

David is a Senior Digital Content Editor with over 15 years experience in television journalism. He is currently writing about the latest soap spoilers and television news for Whatsontv.


Before working for Whatsontv, David spent many years on 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 on 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.


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!