How to watch Strictly Come Dancing 2019 online for free: stream from UK or abroad


Season 17 of Strictly has hit the dance floor. Back and more glamorous than ever, this season is set to have plenty of drama, sequins, glitter and of course lots of dancing. Who will become the get the coveted score of TEN from the judges and who will be foxtrotting away? All of your burning questions will be answered on the upcoming weeks of Strictly.

Not sure where you can catch up or watch? Don't panic, we have got you covered- we'll tell you how to watch Strictly Come Dancing online – regardless of where in the world you are.

What a weekend it has been! This week's elimination left the contestants shocked as it was an early exist for the celebrity eliminated – don't worry if you are still catching up we won't spoil it for you.

Strictly has proven to be a roller coaster this year and no one not even an audience favourite is safe. Now with only 12 couples remaining the competition is getting tougher by the minute with everyone fighting over the coveted glitter ball.

With the pressure increasing and emotions running high, fans must not forget that next week strictly fans will be treated to the incredible Alfonso Ribieiro.
Who will face the dreaded dance-off and who will impress the judges? Don't miss this week's episodes of Strictly. 

Need to catch up on the episodes or you're already ready for the next one? Keep reading as we tell you how you can get your dancing fix – where to watch Strictly Come Dancing online. And for those of you outside of the UK, do not worry you don't have to miss out on all the dancing drama, you can simply live stream Strictly by using a VPN service.

How to watch Strictly Come Dancing online for free in the UK:

For all UK residents, it is very simple, you can get your weekly dance fix by having a TV license and tuning into BBC One broadcast, via aerial, satellite or cable. 

You can also watch the show online, using the BBC iPlayer or So if you've got other plans during its broadcast, you don't need to miss out – you can catch up on all the episodes on BBC iPlayer. Plus, you can do this on your laptop, tablet, smartphone or smart TV.

Stream Strictly Come Dancing from anywhere else in the world for free:

Not in the country currently or living abroad? Don't fret, simply quickstep into a UK IP address – which you can do with a VPN and  Then all that is left to do is to load BBC iPlayer through the app or a dedicated TV streaming website. 

Now the ultimate question…. Which VPN is best for you? Our fave is ExpressVPN . And how do you use that to access a Strictly live stream? Read on to find out all you need to know.

Who are this year's Strictly contestants?

Here are the superb 16 contestants on this years Strictly Come Dancing

  • Anneka Rice, 60, presenter.
  • Alex Scott, 34, pundit for the BBC and Sky Sports.
  • Kelvin Fletcher, 35, actor.
  • Will Bayley, 31, paralympian/table tennis player.
  • Michelle Visage, 50, judge on Ru Paul's Drag Race
  • Viscountess Emma Weymouth, 33, Socialite.
  • Karim Zeroual, 19, CBBC presenter.
  • Mike Bushell, 53, TV presenter.
  • Catherine Tyldesley, 35, actress.
  • Saffron Baker, 19, Youtube star.
  • Emma Barton, 42, Eastenders actress.
  • Chris Ramsey, 32, comedian.
  • David James, 49, former England goal keeper. 
  • Dev Griffin, 34, DJ.

And here's who's already been eliminated:

  • Anneka Rice, 60, presenter.
  • James Cracknell, 47, sports presenter and former rower.

Source: TechRadar

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