How to watch Big Boys season 2 online for free – stream all episodes now

Jack (Dylan Llewellyn) and Danny (Jon Pointing) in Big Boys
(Image credit: Channel 4)

The boys are back in town, and true to form they've not got any student digs. Unlike in fresher's year, however, any work that Jack (Dylan Llewellyn) and Danny (Jon Pointing) put in now actually counts towards their degrees. That means biweekly all-nighters at the library and fewer evenings on the lash. Eventually, at least... maybe. Big Boys season 2 started on Channel 4 on Sunday, January 14 in the U.K. – and Brits abroad can watch it from anywhere with a VPN.

Big Boys season 2: free streams, TV channel, start time

► U.K. date and time: Big Boys season 2 premiered on Channel 4 on Sunday, Jan. 14.

• FREE Channel 4 (U.K.)
• AUParamount Plus
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While Danny focuses on the numbers game, Corinne (Izuka Hoyle) and Yemi (Olisa Odele) successfully refine their pulling techniques and Jack has a revelatory experience of his own, a gay encounter that leads to a new object of obsession. Move over, Alison Hammond, Jack's heart belongs to a sexy Brent University lecturer now.

Danny's estranged father, Dennis (Marc Warren), re-enters the picture claiming to have grown up, but not everyone's convinced. Under pressure to accept his olive branch, however, and having witnessed Jack's grief at his own father's passing at close quarters, Danny doesn't feel like he's got much choice but to accept Dennis' words at face value.

Jack, Danny and Corinne, meanwhile, get a rude awakening when they dip their toes into the world of work, a living nightmare conducted by a roll call of excruciatingly eager office drones.

Read our guide below for how to watch Big Boys season 2 online and from anywhere in the world.

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How to watch Big Boys season 2 for FREE on Channel 4

Sunday, January 14 Channel 4

Big Boys season 2 premiered with a double-header on Sunday, January 14 on Channel 4. Subsequent instalments of the six-episode season are airing at the same time every Sunday.

Big Boys season 2 will also be available to stream through Channel 4’s FREE on-demand service (with a TV license). 

All episodes became available to stream via Channel 4 Plus, the paid tier of the broadcaster's online platform, on Friday, December 29. A subscription costs £3.99 a month or £39.99 a year after a 7-day free trial.

Traveling outside the U.K.? Don't worry — as we explain below, you can watch Big Boys season 2 live or on-demand by downloading a handy tool called a VPN.

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How to watch Big Boys season 2 online from anywhere with a VPN

Currently off traveling in a country where Channel 4 isn’t available? With the right VPN (Virtual private network), you can continue to access your usual platforms and watch your favorite shows online no matter where in the world you are.

We've evaluated many options, and the best VPN is ExpressVPN. It meets the VPN needs of the vast majority of users, offering outstanding compatibility with most devices and impressive connection speeds. It's also affordable at $12.95 per month. (Signing up for longer periods of six months or a year reduces the cost even more down to a minimum of $6.67).


Safety, speed, and simplicity combine to make ExpressVPN our favorite VPN service. It's also compatible with loads of devices and there's a 30-day money-back guarantee if you want to try it out.

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. As we've said, ExpressVPN is our favorite.

2. Choose the location you wish to connect to in the VPN app. For instance if you're in the U.S. and want to view a U.K. service, you'd select U.K. from the list.

3. Sit back and enjoy the show. Head to Channel 4 and stream new episodes of Big Boys season 2 online.

How to watch Big Boys season 2 online in Australia


Big Boys season 2 hit Paramount Plus in Australia on Thursday, January 18. 

A subscription to the streamer costs AU$9.99 a month after a one-week free trial.

Remember: if you're based in Australia but aren't there at the moment, you could still connect to Paramount Plus and stream Big Boys season 2. All you need is a VPN such as ExpressVPN

Can you watch Big Boys season 2 in the U.S. or Canada?

As of yet, no plans have been announced to release Big Boys in the U.S. or Canada. 

For now, anybody currently abroad from the U.K. can use one of the best VPN services to access their usual streaming service. We recommend ExpressVPN thanks to its speed, reliability and trusted security features. 

Big Boys season 2 cast

  • Dylan Llewellyn as Jack
  • Jon Pointing as Danny
  • Camille Coduri as Peggy, Jack's mum
  • Annette Badland as Nanny Bingo
  • Katy Wix as Jules
  • Izuka Hoyle as Corinne
  • Olisa Odele as Yemi
  • Harriet Webb as Shannon
  • Marc Warren as Dennis, Danny’s dad
  • Louisa Harland as Kerry
  • Madelyn Smedley as Sally

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Aatif Sulleyman

Aatif is a freelance journalist and copywriter based in the UK. He’s written about technology, sport and politics for a wide range of publications including TechRadar, What Hi-Fi?, The Independent, Trusted Reviews, and Newsweek. These days, he focuses mainly on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: live TV and penny-pinching. When he's not attending a top-flight English soccer match, you can find him perfecting his table tennis skills.