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How to watch The Bay season 2 online anywhere in the world

How to watch The Bay season 2 online anywhere in the world
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Here's how to watch The Bay season 2 online anywhere in the world

The Bay season 2 (opens in new tab) once again stars Morven Christie as Family Liaison Officer Lisa Armstrong and Daniel Ryan as DI Tony Manning. Here’s how to watch The Bay season 2 online anywhere in the world.

Set in the coastal town of Morecambe, season two opens with Lisa at a huge low having been demoted from DS to DC. However, a new case involving a shocking murder within a loving family sees Lisa back on the front line. Lisa is tasked with getting under the skin of the new family. But can she do her job well? She knows she needs to prove herself not only to her family and colleagues, but also herself.

Talking about the series coming back, writer Daragh Carville (Being Human, The Smoke, Cherrybomb) says: “I’m absolutely delighted to be returning to the world of The Bay and picking up the story of police detective Lisa Armstrong, as she faces massive new challenges both at work and at home.

"We are welcoming back our fantastic core team from series one - led by the extraordinary Morven Christie - we’re also welcoming in a brilliant cast of new faces.

"And once again our story plays out against the stunning backdrop of Morecambe Bay, with its beautiful views, its dangerous tides and its hidden secrets. I can't wait to get started.”

Also among the cast for season 2 are Joe Absolom (A Confession, Doc Martin), James Cosmo (His Dark Materials, The Name of the Rose, Game of Thrones), Stephen Tompkinson (DCI Banks, Trollied), Sharon Small (Trust Me, Mistresses), and Sunetra Sarker (Ackley Bridge, Informer).

How to watch The Bay series 2 online in the UK for free

The Bay series 2 starts on ITV on Wednesday January 20th at 9pm. Following the broadcast of the first episode it will be available on the ITV Hub.

How to watch The Bay season 2 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 (opens in new tab), 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 (opens in new tab) 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 The Bay series 2 in America

The Bay season 2 is not currently being shown in the US.

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 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. 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.


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