How to watch End of Summer online: stream the latest Nordic Noir

Vera (Julia Ragnarsson) returns home to solve a twenty-year-old mystery in Scandi drama End of Summer
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How to watch End of Summer online

Nordic Noir fans can watch End of Summer now. End of Summer is available on subscription streaming Viaplay across Europe but there are ways to watch for free in Australia and the UK. Below, we have all the streaming and TV channel information you'll need.

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UK broadcast date: Saturday, July 6 at 9pm BST
New episodes: two every Saturday evening
TV channel: BBC Four (UK)
Watch free: BBC iPlayer (UK) SBS On-Demand (AUS)
Download a VPN to watch End of Summer from abroad

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Looking to lace your summer with some nail-biting Nordic Noir? We’ve got you covered. End of Summer features Julia Ragnarsson (Midsommer) as Vera, a woman haunted by the disappearance of her brother 20 years ago, and Swedish actor Erik Enge (Tiger, The Sandhamn Murders) as a stranger with uncannily similar childhood memories. Read our guide below for how to watch End of Summer online and stream all 6 episodes for free from anywhere.

Fans of The Killing, The Bridge, and The Chestnut Man won’t be disappointed by this latest Scandinavian export. The head-scratching mystery begins when Vera’s brother Billy vanishes in the Swedish countryside. When the police fail to locate the boy, the family spiral into guilt and grief. Twenty years later and now working as a bereavement councillor, Vera chances upon Isak (Enge): a familiar-looking man whose youthful recollections echo her own. The encounter finds her returning home with a burning desire to uncover the truth and insistent in her belief that Billy isn’t dead...

Catch it now with our guide explaining how to watch End of Summer online from anywhere.

How to watch End of Summer online on BBC iPlayer for FREE

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Viewers in the UK can watch End of Summer online right now via BBC iPlayer.

On linear TV, two episodes will be broadcast back-to-back every week on BBC Four from 9pm BST. But if you’ve cut the cord you can stream episodes live FREE on BBC iPlayer – or on-demand shortly after the initial broadcast. In either instance, you'll require a valid TV license.

The platform service works across a huge array of devices, including laptops, tablets, smartphones, media streaming devices like Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Chromecast and Roku, and PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

Outside the UK? If you want to watch End of Summer on BBC iPlayer whilst traveling abroad you'll need to download NordVPN, as detailed below.

How to watch End of Summer online from outside your country

If you’re out of the country when End of Summer airs on the BBC and iPlayer, then you can always download a VPN to overcome any regional restrictions (assuming you're not breaching any broadcaster T&Cs, of course). You may be surprised how simple it is to do.

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Can I watch End of Summer online in the US?

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There’s been no official release date for End of Summer in the US just yet. The Swedish streaming service that produced the TV adaptation, however, is available as an Amazon Prime Video add-on channel ($5.99 after 7-day free trial) so it’s possible it will become available there for US viewers at some point in the future.

As mentioned above, if you’re trying to connect to a regional service like BBC iPlayer, you won’t be able to do so while abroad. But with a VPNyou can watch all your usual streaming content no matter where you are.

Can I watch End of Summer online in Canada?


As with the US, there’s no currently word that End of Summer has been acquired in Canada.

Currently traveling abroad? Download a VPN to access your home streaming services from anywhere in the world.

How to watch End of Summer online for free in Australia

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Great news! Aussies can watch End of Summer online right now. All six episodes are available to binge for FREE with SBS On Demand – all you need to do is create an account and start streaming!

Out of the country? Whether you’re an Aussie on the move or a Brit abroad, a VPN will let you connect to the TV streaming platforms you enjoy with ease back home.

End of Summer cast

  • Julia Ragnarsson as Vera
  • Erik Enge as Isak
  • Simon J Berger
  • Torkel Petersson
  • Per Ragnar
  • Linus James Nilsson
  • Anna Granath
  • Emelie Garbers
  • Henrik Norlén
  • Bahador Foladi
  • Vilhelm Blomgren
  • Lars Schilken
  • Ida Gyllensten

End of Summer FAQs

How many episodes are in End of Summer?

There are six episodes of End of Summer in total. Viewers can watch two new episodes per week, either on BBC Four or via BBC iPlayer, with initial broadcasts going out on July 6 , July 13, and July 20. 

All episodes are available to watch right now on iPlayer and on SBS On-Demand in Australia.

How can I watch the End of Summer TV series?

The entire End of Summer boxset is available to stream now in Australia on SBS On Demand and in the UK on BBC iPlayer. In the UK, episodes are also being broadcast weekly on BBC Four and are free to stream live or on-demand with BBC iPlayer.


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Daniel Pateman is a freelance writer, producing articles across the cultural spectrum for magazines like Aesthetica, Photomonitor, The Brooklyn Rail and This is Tomorrow. He also provides text-writing services to individual curators and artists worldwide, and has had work published internationally. His favourite film genre is horror (bring on Scream 5!) and he never tires of listening to Absolute 80s on the radio.