This will show you how to enable airplay on bbc iplayer for ipad or iphone.
doing this will let you watch bbc iplayer content on your tv via your apple tv :D

enable airplay on bbc iplayer

airplay on bbc iplayer

  • open the iplayer app
  • double-click the home button (the physical button on your ipad or iphone)
  • it will bring up the running apps, swipe left till you see the airplay icon
  • press the airplay icon and pick your apple tv
  • touch your iplayer app again and pick a video.

It will now play on your tv!

Source: Apple Support


Dimicool · January 4, 2012 at 10:52 am

can someone confirms to me that this works ?? 
This only gives me sound on the atv..

Dermot · March 2, 2012 at 4:27 pm

Thanks – I actually wanted to stream BBC Radio to my airplay speakers and this has been the only place that showed me how to do it.

Jessica kirbyshire · March 26, 2012 at 1:21 pm

Thank you! Got it now! why did they make it so hard LOL!! XX

Jessica kirbyshire · March 26, 2012 at 1:23 pm

very distorted! for a HD TV though

    Peter J. Nicholls · January 7, 2013 at 9:07 am

    Mine was too. But I followed this and adjusted the airplay volume to about 10% and it fixes it for me

tremain · April 8, 2012 at 10:12 am

Brilliant, you’re a legend!!!!! thank you so much, I’ve been trying to sort this out for so long!!!!! x

Mileskenyon · May 9, 2012 at 4:11 pm

theres no mirroring button on iphone :(

Quinapalus · September 25, 2012 at 4:03 pm

Looks like this has been removed from iOS 6