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About BBC player

What is BBC Player?

BBC Player is an authenticated multi-genre SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) service that allows viewers to watch the very best BBC programmes anytime and anywhere. It is available online ( and as an app, via Apple App Store and Google Play Store for smartphones and tablets.

Singapore and Malaysia

With BBC Player, subscribers to BBC channels on Singtel, StarHub, unifi TV, Astro will be able to

  • Watch BBC First – the home of premium and original drama from the BBC and British independent production companies; with an array of titles that challenge, immerse and entertain, including some of the BBC’s most popular and distinctive dramas;
  • Enjoy programmes from new genre brand BBC Brit – which offers premium factual entertainment that is intelligent but irreverent. BBC Brit will offer programmes covering science, adventure, business, life-changing moments, extreme characters, quirky eccentrics, music, sport and comedy;
  • Access a selection of popular programmes from the linear channels on their Singtel TV subscription – including BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, and CBeebies;
  • Stream and download a selection of award-winning and highly rated BBC programmes to watch offline for up to 30 days.


The subscription-based service on Prime Video will provide Indian viewers a curated line-up of popular British content spanning from world-class British dramas, comedy, documentaries, factual shows, entertainment to lifestyle programming and children’s shows – all on a single destination.

Prime members can now purchase an annual add-on subscription to BBC Player for INR 599 and enjoy full access to BBC Kids as well. Alternatively, members can also subscribe to BBC Kids only for INR 199 annually.

How different is BBC Player from BBC iPlayer?

BBC iPlayer is the BBC’s streaming catch-up television and radio service that is only available in the UK. The service is funded by UK license fee payers and is not legally available outside the UK.

BBC Player is an authenticated service currently available in Singapore, Malaysia, India. For more information, please visit SingtelStarHubAstro, unifi or Prime Video India.

Can you tell me more about the brands / channels on BBC Player in Singapore and Malaysia? What are they?

BBC Player features content from five BBC global brands – BBC Earth, BBC First, BBC Lifestyle, CBeebies and BBC Brit.

BBC Earth inspires audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of our universe. BBC Earth showcases the work of the world’s foremost factual filmmakers as it seeks to take audiences on a thrilling journey of discovery across natural history and science. From the smallest creature under the microscope to the limitless expanses of space, BBC Earth brings viewers face to face with heart pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the wonders of being human.

BBC First is the home of premium, original British drama. Showcasing world-renowned, award-winning talent in front of and behind the camera, it delivers audiences the first chance to see stories that challenge, immerse and entertain, all with a unique British perspective.

BBC Brit offers premium factual entertainment that is intelligent but irreverent. Male-skewing but with broader appeal, it blends expertise with entertainment and fact with fun. The channel will become the exclusive home of Top Gear and covers a rich variety of subjects: cars, science, adventure, business, life-changing moments, extreme characters, quirky eccentrics and comedy. BBC Brit is available exclusively on BBC Player.

BBC Lifestyle is the unique entertainment destination brimming with vibrant, fresh and exciting programmes which set trends and guide you into transforming your world; from revamping your home to invigorating your culinary skills and helping you to become happier and get the best out of life.

CBeebies is loved by preschoolers under six, and trusted by their parents and carers. The channel is inspired by preschoolers’ natural curiosity and zest for play. Programming on the channel is customised to appeal to and suit the developmental needs of distinct age groups. Parents and carers trust CBeebies to deliver a safe, non-violent, interactive experience designed by developmental experts, and delivered by the trusted BBC brand, to promote imaginative play, social interaction, language skills and educational values.

Is BBC Player exclusive to subscribers?

BBC Player is an authenticated service currently available in Singapore, Malaysia and India. For more information, please visit SingtelStarHubAstro, unifi, or Prime Video India.

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