BBC iPlayer can be fooled into playing content for people outside the UK by setting up a Tor system which passes relevant data via actual UK I.P. addresses. Here we are instructing together on a few possible work around solutions for the Firefox and Chrome browsers to access BBC iPlayer from anywhere.

Access BBC iPlayer From Outside the UK Using Google Chrome

Download Proxy Switchy, Which is an advanced proxy manager for Google Chrome, it allows users to manage and switch between multiple proxy profiles quickly and easily.

You can now use your browser to watch the BBC iPlayer with uninterrupted viewing pleasure using Chrome and Firefox. (For more details on how to view BBC iPlayer outside the UK visit Lifehacker with screen shot instructions.)

Access BBC iPlayer From Outside the UK Using Firefox

First you have to download FoxyProxy add-on. FoxyProxy Basic offers more features than SwitchProxy, ProxyButton, QuickProxy, xyzproxy, ProxyTex, TorButton, etc. It lets users Quickly create proxies from selected text on a web page (Alt+F3), Animated icons when proxy is in use, Custom colored icons per proxy, Cycle through a list of proxies with middle mouse-click and right-mouse click on statusbar, Tor wizard for easy setup of Firefox with tor.


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