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How to watch We Are Who We Are online: stream every episode free or from anywhere now

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Best known for his work on the critically acclaimed film Call Me By Your Name, Italian director Luca Guadagnino's next project is a coming-of-age drama for the small screen. The eight-episode miniseries follows two American kids living on a U.S. military base in Italy as they explore friendship, first-love and their identities. You can join the pair on the voyage of self-discovery by following our guide to getting to watching We Are Who We Are online, no matter where you are in the world right now.

How to watch We Are Who We Are

We Are Who We Are is an 8-part series out now in a number of countries around the world - including in the UK, where it's 100% FREE to watch on BBC iPlayer (with a valid TV license). Best of all, you can take your favorite streaming services with you wherever you are -  the only thing you need is a good VPN -and you can try the best 100% risk-free today.

Shazam star Jack Dylan Grazer stars as Fraser, a shy 14-year-old who moves from New York to Veneto in Italy with his two mothers. The introverted teen opens up to Caitlin (Jordan Kristine Seamón) another youngster who has moved to the military base with her family. As the pair grow closer, Caitlin begins to drift away from her old friend group.

The show’s cast includes the likes of Chloë Sevigny (American Psycho), rapper Kid Cudi, Alice Braga (City of God) and Spence Moore II (13 Reasons Why). From Euphoria to Normal People, there's been a recent spate of hugely successful young love dramas, and We Are Who We Are looks set to be another such hit, only this time with an arthouse sheen.

Read on as we detail how to watch We Are Who We Are and stream every new episode of the show online from anywhere in the world today.

How to watch We Are Who We Are online from outside your country

If you find yourself out of the country, you may be dismayed to discover that your preferred streaming service isn't available outside of your country of residence. Luckily, using a VPN will alter your IP address, allowing you to bypass geo-blocks and enjoy the latest TV shows and blockbusters wherever you are.

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How to watch We Are Who We Are FREE online in the UK

watch We Are Who We Are FREE in the UK using the BBC iPlayer streaming service

While the show is a HBO / Sky co-production, Sky's seemingly blanket deal to show anything with HBO's stamp on it first in the UK doesn't appear to apply here.

Instead, you can now watch We Are Who We Are FREE in the UK using the BBC iPlayer streaming service, where all episodes are now available (you should be in possession of a valid TV licensing before signing up for this 100% free-to-use service).

For those who prefer a linear TV experience, BBC One is also airing episodes late Tuesday nights through mid-December (times vary but are generally around 10.45pm or 11.45pm GMT - and there are a number of regional variations in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. You can find the show's complete upcoming broadcast schedule here). 

Not in the UK? You can still watch We Are Who We Are on iPlayer just like you would at home - just try using a VPN as per our guide above.

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How to watch We Are Who We Are online in the US

free 7-day trial

We Are Who We Are first launched on and is still hosted by HBO's new streaming service, HBO Max. A subscription costs $14.99 a month, although new customers are entitled to a free 7-day trial first - have your US credit card details handy for the smoothest possible sign-up, as these are required.

If you're a current HBO Now subscriber or pay for HBO through your cable provider, you might actually be entitled to HBO Max at no extra cost.

A monthly subscription gives you access to a huge library of top-drawer TV, including HBO shows like Game of Thrones, Westworld, and Succession - as well as curated titles from Turner Classic Movies, and picks from Warner Brothers’ 100-year library. It’s also the exclusive home of all seasons of Friends and the entire Studio Ghibli back catalogue.

Devices compatible with HBO Max include iPhone and Android devices, Apple and Samsung TVs, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, Chromecast, and laptops and PCs. I

Alternatively, you can also now buy We Are Who We Are from Amazon, where the entire series costs $23.92 and episodes are priced individually at $2.99.

Don't forget - if you've ponied up for an HBO Max subscription and travel regularly, securing the services of a good VPN will ensure you can watch your favorite shows wherever you are right now.

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How to watch We Are Who We Are online in Canada

Movies + HBO

Canadians can watch this highly-anticipated show with streaming subscription service Crave, which has the entire series in its extensive library.

You’ll need one of Crave's more premium bundles, Movies + HBO. which is priced at CND$19.98 a month (plus tax) - but before you part with your hard earned Canadian dollars you can give the service a whirl with a a free 7-day trial offer.

It’s worth reiterating that anyone travelling abroad will need to download a quality VPN to connect to the streaming service they’re registered with back home - and thereby watch We Are Who We Are online and more wherever they are.

How to watch We Are Who We Are online in Australia

iTunes.

It's not great news for Aussie drama fans, as right now the only way to watch We Are Who We Are in Oz is by purchasing it through iTunes.

However, for people in Australia from countries where it is available on streaming services, the option of using a VPN as discussed above also exists. 

Kevin Lynch

Kevin Lynch is a London-born, Dublin-based writer and journalist. The author of Steve Jobs: A Biographic Portrait, Kevin is a regular feature writer for a number of tech sites and the former Technology Editor for the Daily Mirror. He has also served as editor of GuinnessWorldRecords.com and has been a member of the judging panel for the BAFTA British Academy Video Game Awards. Alongside reviewing the latest AV gear, smartphones and computers, Kevin also specialises in music tech and can often be found putting the latest DAWs, MIDI controllers and guitar modellers through their paces. Born within the sound of Bow Bells, Kevin is also a lifelong West Ham fan for his troubles.