How to watch Solos online: stream every episode of new Amazon Prime Video show

Watch Solos online
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Binge watch alert! This new 7-part Amazon Prime exclusive features the sort of ensemble cast that most Hollywood blockbusters struggle to muster.

Created by David Weil (Hunters), the anthology series covers the themes of isolation and loneliness and features the likes of  Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman and Uzo Aduba.

Read on to find out how to watch Solos online via Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab).

How to watch Solos online

Release date: You can stream all 7 episodes from Friday, May 21

Cast: Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Anthony Mackie, Nicole Beharie, Uzo Aduba, Constance Wu, Dan Stevens

Director: David Weil, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Zach Braff

Watch now: stream Solos FREE with a 30-day Prime Video trial (opens in new tab)

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Each instalment is told from an individual perspective at a specific moment in time, with the show's synopsis teasing that each story will highlight the fact “that even during our most isolated moments we are all connected through the human experience.” 

Set to feature sci-fi elements with episodes based in the past and present, the show's recently released trailer hints that Dan Stevens’ character looks set to knit the series together, interact with each main character. 

Alongside the stellar cast, Weil shares directing duties with Sam Taylor-Johnson (Fifty Shades of Grey, Nowhere Boy) and Zack Braff (Scrubs).

It looks like an ambitious and unmissable show - read on as we detail how to watch Solos online, and for FREE if you’re a new or returning Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab) customer.

How to watch Solos online: stream the new Prime Video series today

Amazon Prime’s 30-day FREE trial (opens in new tab)

All 7 episodes of this new Amazon Prime’s exclusive will be available to binge from Friday, May 21. Better yet, if you’re new to the VOD service, or haven’t had an active account for 12 months or more, you could watch them without paying a thing as part of Amazon Prime’s 30-day FREE trial (opens in new tab).

All Amazon Prime memberships include Amazon’s VOD service, in addition to ad-free music streaming, Prime Gaming, exclusive deals, and their famed free delivery service.

If you decide to keep it after the free trial expires, then Prime costs:

In addition to Solos, there are heaps of Amazon Originals to enjoy, like Small Axe and Hunters, plus award nominated movies like Sound of Metal and Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.

Subscribers can access the service in web browsers, on smart TVs, iOS and Android smartphones/tablets, games consoles like the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One X, streaming boxes and dongles like those made by Roku, Amazon’s Fire TV devices, Apple TV, as well as a number of compatible Blu-ray players.

- Head to Amazon Prime Video now to watch for free (opens in new tab)

How to watch Solos from abroad

If you're a Prime Video subscriber and find yourself stuck in a country where the service isn't available, or you can’t access the same content provided back home, then that's probably down to geo-blocking restrictions.

Luckily, there’s a simple solution. Downloading a VPN will let you to watch Solos online no matter where you are, simply by changing your IP address to one that's back in your country of residence. Now, here's how to get started with this essential bit of streaming software.

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We've taken the time to try out all the biggest VPN providers, and found ExpressVPN to be the standout service. It works with lots of devices and offers super-fast connections across its many servers.

Better yet, it has a 30-day money back guarantee plus 3 months FREE (opens in new tab) when you subscribe for a year, and provides a robust approach to security – helping to keep your personal information safe online. All of which makes ExpressVPN pretty much the best VPN for streaming.

Access ExpressVPN via your laptop, iPhone, tablet, Android phone, PlayStation, Xbox and plenty more. Express is a do-it-all service that also benefits from around the clock, 24/7 customer support.

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Aatif Sulleyman

Aatif is a freelance copywriter and journalist based in the UK. He’s written about technology, science and politics for publications including Gizmodo, The Independent, Trusted Reviews and Newsweek, but focuses on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: sport and penny-pinching.