How to watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens online free from anywhere – UFO documentary 2024

Sian Eleri standing in a coastal setting at night, with a UFO partly in view over her head in Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens
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New UFO documentary Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens sees the BBC presenter Sian Eleri investigate the Broad Haven UFO sighting of 1977, when 14 school pupils reported seeing the same silver craft. Here's where to watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens online and free – from anywhere.

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Premiere: Friday, June 14 at 9pm BST
TV Channel: BBC Three
Watch free: BBC iPlayer (UK)
Use NordVPN to watch any stream

In 1977, 14 seemingly petrified primary schoolboys in Broad Haven, a small village in the south-west of Wales, all reported seeing the same enormous silver craft in their playground. Tasked with drawing what they saw – under exam conditions, naturally – they each produced discomfitingly similar images, and the story promptly went global.

In Paranormal season 2, Eleri tracks down the boys nearly 50 years on, as well as multiple further eyewitnesses, such as local hotelier Rosa, who reported seeing a pair of lifeforms emerge from a spaceship ahead of the school sighting, farmer Pauline, who claims to have fled from an orb of light alongside her children, and many more across south and west Wales.

While prominent scientists are able to provide explanations for some of the reported phenomena, the vast majority defy explanation, and the case files of original investigator Randall Jones Pugh and official government documents, all of which until recently were locked away, only deepen the sense of unease.

Read on as we explain how to watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens from anywhere in the world.


How to watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens free online

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Friday, June 14

Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens is a four-part series that premieres on BBC Three at 9pm BST on Friday, June 14. Episodes air at 9pm and 9.30pm each Friday.

The show is also available to live stream for FREE on BBC iPlayer, with a valid TV licence. 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 Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens on BBC iPlayer whilst traveling abroad you'll need to download NordVPN, as detailed below.

Unblock any stream with a VPN

If you're keen to watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens but you're away from home and access to the show is geo-blocked, then you could always use a VPN to access it (assuming you're not breaching any broadcaster T&Cs, of course). You may be surprised by how simple it is to do.

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Can you watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens in the US?

At the time of writing, any plans to make Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens available to watch in the US are yet to be announced. 

Brits currently away from home can use a VPN to watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens on BBC iPlayer from abroad.

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Can you watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens in Canada?

As with the US, there's no word as to when or if Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens will arrive in Canada. 

However, UK nationals currently traveling in Canada can use a VPN to unblock BBC iPlayer and watch the show from anywhere in the world. We recommend NordVPN.

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Can you watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens in Australia?

Any plans to make Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens available to watch in Australia are yet to be announced at the time of publication.

Brits currently away from home can use a VPN to watch Paranormal: The Village That Saw Aliens on BBC iPlayer from abroad.

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.