How to Watch Citizen Kane 1941 Online in The UK

Released: 1941

Rated: PG

8.3/10

Updated: 6th Dec, 2021
Genres: Drama, Mystery
Director: Orson Welles

The cast of Citizen Kane

Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick

What is Citizen Kane about?

A group of reporters are trying to decipher the last word ever spoken by Charles Foster Kane, the millionaire newspaper tycoon: "Rosebud." The film begins with a news reel detailing Kane's life for the masses, and then from there, we are shown flashbacks from Kane's life. As the reporters investigate further, the viewers see a display of a fascinating man's rise to fame, and how he eventually fell off the top of the world.

Where to watch Citizen Kane


Streaming on iPlayer

BBC’s answer to the streaming world is the iPlayer, which is very handy considering all BBC content is Free. It’s the ideal way to catch up on your favourite shows On Demand, and has a little something for just about everybody.

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As BBC is a public service they’re duty-bound to cater for all tastes, meaning users can watch everything from Eastenders and Strictly to Match Of The Day and Peppa Pig. There are also tons of wildlife and history documentaries to sink your teeth into
iPlayer is exclusively available in the UK. If you’re travelling abroad you will not be able to access the service as the BBC do not have overseas rights.
iPlayer is definitely broader in terms of content and therefore better for families or those who like a little bit of everything. It could be argued that All 4 have a better selection of modern culture shows and comedy series.

Benefits

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Rent or Stream with iTunes.

With iTunes, you can rent or or buy your favourite shows and movies and watch them across all your linked devices be it iOS or Android powered.

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You can access content in two ways. You can rent content for a limited period of time, during which you can watch whenever you want. Or you can buy content which will put it into your library and you will be able to watch as many times as you want whenever you want.
No, iTunes is not a streaming service. There is no on-going subscription to be paid, or varying levels service. Simply pay for what you want to watch and you can watch it straight away. This is great for the odd show or movie that your other streaming subscriptions do not have.