This Sunday, 23rd June, Beecham House will start airing on British TV and in this guide I’ll show you how you can view it in any country.
This historical period drama series set in 1795 takes place in Delhi before British rule and follows the life of the Beecham family living in colonial India.
The six-part series will air on ITV, and predictions say it has all the elements to become a huge success.
If you don’t want to miss this TV series, keep reading this guide, and I’ll let you know how you can watch from America, India or elsewhere in the world.
When is Beecham House shown?
Beecham House will start airing on Sunday 23rd June at 9 PM (UK Time) on ITV.
The second episode will air the next night, Monday 24th June.
From there on, it will continue airing weekly on Sundays.
What you will need to watch
If you live in the UK, you can watch it on ITV and online on the ITV Hub. But, if you happen to live outside, this platform is blocked.
To solve this issue, you will need a VPN service like ExpressVPN, which allows you to skip the geo-blocking and watch it as if you were in the UK.
ExpressVPN is my preferred option because they have fast speeds for streaming video, it’s effortless to use, and they offer a 30-day back money guarantee in case the service doesn’t meet your expectations.
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How to watch Beecham House Step-by-step
Once you have decided on a VPN service, you can follow these easy steps that you can apply to any service without any problem.
Visit ExpressVPN or your chosen VPN service, create an account to subscribe to the service and provide your payment method.
Get the app from the VPN website. Usually, you’ll find it under the “Products” section. There you’ll find all the apps version for different devices and OS.
If you’re in Android or Apple iOS, you can look for it directly from your regular app stores.
Once you’ve installed the app, open it and login with your account details from step 1.
Now, you’re almost ready to start enjoying Beecham House.
Press the Selected Location button and then choose the United Kingdom.
You’re ready to watch Beecham House on ITV Hub as if you were living in the UK without any blocking.
And the best thing is you can not only watch Beecham House but a lot of more content available there and in other streaming platforms too!
What is Beecham House about?
Loosely inspired by facts, the series follows the life of a family living in an imposing mansion called Beecham House with woods and pristine lawns at the end of the 18th Century in Delhi, India.
John Beecham a handsome former soldier decided to start a new life in India with his family, but his troubled past still haunts him.
The rest of the family is completed by his mother, Henrietta and her friend Violet.
Later, Samuel Parker, John’s friend, joins them. There are also other characters included in this ensemble family like a mercenary, a governess, and a baby under John’s care that no one knows where it came from.
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Where is Beecham House set?
The series is set in Delhi, India, at the end of the 18th century before the British rule.
It began filming in August 2018 and was shot totally in India, using different beautiful locations.
The locations included gorgeous gardens, famous royal palaces, and ancient forts.
Among the famous places that were used to shoot the series, you can find Chomu Palace, Samode Palace, Jaipur’s Amber Fort, and the Taj Mahal.
For the interiors of the Beecham House, a set was constructed in England where the cast was shooting for five weeks before leaving to India.
Who created and directed the show?
The show was created and directed by Gurinder Chadha, an English director of Kenyan-Asian origin.
Her works mostly focus on Indians living in England and how Indian women must adapt their traditions to modern culture.
She’s famous for Bend It Like Beckham, Bride and Prejudice, Viceroy’s House, among others.
Who stars in the show?
The cast joins big names both from England and India.
Tom Bateman plays enigmatic soulful John Beecham, the main character in the show, who decides to start anew in India with his family.
Bateman is also known for his roles as Bouc in Murder on the Orient Express, and Justin Parker in Cold Feet, he played Robert Jekyll in the TV series Jekyll & Hyde and Giuliano Medici in Da Vinci’s Demons.
Lesley Nicol plays Henrietta Beecham, John’s intrusive mother.
Nicol is famous for her role as the cook Mrs Patmore from Downton Abbey.
Leo Suter plays Daniel Beecham, John’s younger brother, who is a handsome former soldier and was missing for 10 years.
Dakota Blue Richards plays Margaret Osbourne, a governess working for John’s neighbours. Richards made her debut as an actress when she was a child playing Lyra in the 2007 film adaptation of The Golden Compass from His Dark Materials book trilogy.
She’s also known by her role as Franky Fitzgerald in teen drama Skins.
Adil Ray plays Murad Beg, John’s neighbour to whom Governess Osbourne works for.
Pallavi Sharda plays Chandrika, a mysterious and beautiful high-status woman who arrives at Beecham House with her troupe.
Sharda is an Australian-Indian actress and her credits mostly include Hindi films.
Beecham House is arriving at ITV on June 23rd. A new historical period drama show set in India.
If you live outside the UK and you want to watch this show, you’ll need a VPN like ExpressVPN to unblock it.
All you need to do is to subscribe to a VPN service, get the app according to your device then choose the UK as your location.
Now, you’ll be able to enjoy ITV’s Beecham House in America, India or any other country as if you were in the UK.
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