Stream Englistan Series

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Stream Englistan Series

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Riz Ahmed is one of Britain's most successful actors. Having made appearances in feature films both in the United States and the UK, the actor is becoming a household name across the world.  Although he would perhaps be best known for his role as Bodhi Rook in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Ahmed has many different projects that people should check out. In particular, we recommend his side-project as one half of rap duo Swet Shop Boys which showcases the actor's diverse array of talents.

A partnership with the BBC

We are excited to be writing about how Riz Ahmed is currently working on his screenwriting debut. Expected to be released on BBC One in early 2021, his new show is called Englistan and here we show zou how to watch it from outside the UK. This will be a nine-part series that tells the story of three generations of an English-Pakistani family set between 1979 and 2019. It's a saga about all the events of recent British history that have impacted the family, their community, and the country as a whole.

Although concrete information regarding the project is hard to find, the actor has been dropping details of the projects here and there over the past year. Ahmed has mentioned in interviews that the main themes of Englistan would be about identity, hope and belonging. There will also be universal themes like family and looking for love. Interestingly, Ahmed has promised that his show will be a new type of period piece, but nothing like we've ever seen before. It will be an epic poem of England and a revisionist British history.

A Taste of What's to Come

We are waiting patiently for more information regarding the series to be released by the BBC. In the mean time, here is a music video released by Riz Ahmed which gives an insight into the characters and themes of the future television programme.

Just like he had done in his music, Ahmed is turning people’s idea of Britain and Britishness on its head and is showing them a world they have never seen before. But, at the end of the day, this is the ides of Britain that is universal and relatable.  

In preparation of this new series from Riz Ahmed, follow these simple steps to watch Englistan on BBC One.

1. Download Chrome Browser, if you're not already using it.

2. Install Beebs, this nifty tool redirects all your requests.

3. BBC will reload and begin to work, and you can start to watch Englistan straight away.

Want to watch British TV from anywhere?

Simply install the Beebs extension

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