What is UKTV Play?

Welcome to UKTV Play, the free on demand TV service. Watch the best comedy, drama, entertainment, documentaries and lifestyle shows from our Dave, Drama, Really and Yesterday channels. Watch hundreds of box sets, as well as exclusive previews, on your TV, mobile, tablet, or online.

Shows from W, Alibi, Gold, Eden, Good Food and Home are also available via our partner platforms as part of a paid subscription See Ways To Watch for more details.

Whatever you’re into, you’ll be sure to find something to watch on UKTV Play.

Box sets and exclusive previews

  • We have hundreds of series of the best comedy, drama, entertainment, documentaries and lifestyle shows available on demand.
  • Can’t wait? Many episodes are available one week before they air on TV. Binge on box sets early - some full box sets are available as soon as episode 1 has broadcast.

What are you watching?

Are you a stand-up comedy fan? Military history your thing? Or perhaps you fancy a bit of period drama? With over 30 categories to choose from, you’ll be sure to find something to watch. Once you’ve got started, we’ll recommend shows that we think you’ll like based on your viewing history.

Thousands of hours at your fingertips

  • Browse categories and box sets, featuring some of the best comedy, drama, entertainment, documentaries and lifestyle shows.
  • Catch up on demand with your favourite TV shows from Dave, Drama, Really and Yesterday.
  • Discover new and recommended TV series to watch.
  • Add shows to ‘My List’ to watch later.

Watch it your way

You can stream your favourite TV shows for free via the UKTV Play app on your TV, mobile, tablet or online. Find out more here

There has never been an easier way to watch the TV you love.

Getting started

To get started, just complete the simple registration form, and then start watching straight away. To use UKTV Play on the TV app and streaming devices, you’ll be prompted to register on our website and pair your device with your account. Then just type the code into the box at the bottom of the registration form and you can start watching straight away.

We love to hear your feedback. If you’d like to get in touch, then please contact us