When is Killing Eve season 4 on and how can you watch the hit thriller's chilling final season?

You might be wondering when is Killing Eve season 4 on as the cat-and-mouse game between Eve and Villanelle resumes...

When is Killing Eve season 4 on as Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer return as Eve and Villanelle
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When is Killing Eve season 4 on is the question likely on many eager fans’ minds as the final season promises to bring Eve and Villanelle’s cat-and-mouse game to an intense conclusion. 

Nothing screams drama, emotion and humor in quite the same way as Killing Eve, with its perfect blend of action and cryptic moments. Sadly, it’s been quite some time since the hit show’s third season finale aired in May 2020, leaving thriller fans to enjoy Trigger Point ITV and wonder what happens in No Return as they patiently waited for MI6 agent Eve and assassin Villanelle’s triumphant return. 

Now Golden Globe and Emmy winners Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, are back and better than ever in Killing Eve season 4. It'll also be very bittersweet as it will be the show’s last but that won’t stop fans from excitedly tuning in over the coming weeks.

But when is Killing Eve season 4 on, how many episodes are there and how can you avoid missing a single second of this spellbinding final season? 

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When is Killing Eve season 4 on and when did it start?

Given Killing Eve’s position as the most-watched BBC show of 2019 and it’s enduring popularity, it’s perhaps no surprise that fans have been ready and waiting for Killing Eve season 4 to start for quite some time. Now for anyone wondering when is Killing Eve season 4 on, the wait is finally over—for US viewers at least! 

The first two of eight Killing Eve season 4 episodes premiered in the US on BBC America on Sunday, February 27th and new ones will continue to air on a weekly basis leading up to the finale on April 10th. Meanwhile, the Killing Eve season 4 UK release date saw the season premiere Monday, February 28th on BBC iPlayer

Just like in the US, Killing Eve season 4 episodes will then air weekly on BBC One every Saturday. So if you’re a UK-based Killing Eve fan don’t forget to remind any friends or family members across the Pond that they’ll already know the outcome of the final Killing Eve episode. 

But if you’ve yet to enjoy the twists, turns and heart-stopping near-misses involved in Eve and Villanelle’s deadly games throughout seasons 1-4 then never fear! Now you know the answer to the ultimate question—when is Killing Eve season 4 on?—there are plenty of ways to catch up on all you’ve missed and continue enjoying the new episodes' most powerful moments.

How to watch Killing Eve season 4 

Anyone who loves the shock factor in The Tourist ending or couldn’t wait to delve into the detail and see the Chloe BBC ending explained, then the brilliant writing and undercurrent of mistrust and misdirection in Killing Eve could be right up your street. If you’re a US-based viewer then head over to BBC America at 8 pm EST/5pm PST every Sunday to get your fill of high-octane action and some serious spy mind games. 

Or if you’re saving your Sunday nights for another of your favorite shows, then you can also tune into Killing Eve season 4 on AMC at 9pm on Mondays. If you’re an AMC+ subscriber you can even stream episodes early after the Killing Eve season 4 premiere week.

Killing Eve starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer

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For UK viewers, the place to head is BBC One at 9:15pm on Saturdays, though that’s not the only way to watch Killing Eve season 4. The series is also available to watch on BBC iPlayer, where fans can re-watch every little detail and put their own analytical skills to the test. You can also catch up on Killing Eve seasons 1-3 so ensure you’re fully ready to watch the show race towards what promises to be a conclusion to remember this year.

But if you’re abroad when the show airs then sadly the matter of when is Killing Eve season 4 on and how to watch it is a little more complex, thanks to regional restrictions. Luckily there’s an easy solution and you can use a VPN to continue watching this hit drama. This is a handy bit of software that changes your IP address so that you can access on-demand content or live TV just as if you were at home.

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  1. Download and install the VPN following ExpressVPN's easy-to-follow instructions.
  2. Once you've installed your VPN, open the app and select your server location as anywhere in the UK.
  3. With your VPN installed and server location set to UK or US, you can now watch Killing Eve online. 

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What is Killing Eve season 4 about?

The overall story-arc for the latest season hasn’t yet been confirmed, though when it comes to what Killing Eve season 4 will be about, the season 3 finale left fans seriously confused about Villanelle’s future as an assassin and hinted at a possible reconciliation with Eve. After meeting up with her nemesis-turned-love-interest British intelligence officer Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh), trained killer Villanelle (Jodie Comer) agreed with her that they would part ways and “never look back”. 

Though they promptly break this promise within mere seconds as they turn back from opposite ends of the bridge where the agreement was made. Throughout Killing Eve season 3 Villanelle seemed to be regretting her line of work and hoping to remove herself from the tangled web she’d found herself in with the dangerous group, The Twelve, that Eve was pursuing. 

Killing Eve starring Jodie Comer

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And it seems that Killing Eve season 4 will be continuing down this theme of second chances and changing long-established ways. Opening up to Entertainment Weekly, the show’s executive producer and head writer on season 4, Laura Neal, this is the focus of the “central question” for the season. 

She shared that, “the central question of season 4 is ‘Can these women change? And if so, what is the nature of their change?”

"We've asked that pretty much for every character, and that's the jumping-off point,” Laura revealed. “Were these people born or were they made? And if they were made, is there a way back for them?"

As for the action, Villanelle will go toe to tail with a formidable adversary named Lucifer. "Villanelle literally takes on Lucifer in episode 1," says Laura. "In terms of a cosmic battle, you're not going to get any bigger than that."

Killing Eve starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer

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Anyone in the US who’s already watched Killing Eve season 4 will likely have their own thoughts on what went down with Villanelle’s rather unexpected new adversary, Lucifer. But the season premiere’s godly theme certainly seems to suggest that Villanelle is at least genuinely trying to put her past misdeeds behind her. How long it will last remains to be seen… 

Either way, now they know when Killing Eve season 4 is on, fans can look forward to weeks of misdirection and classic Killing Eve humour ahead of the show ending. 

Emma Shacklock

Emma is a Royal Editor with eight years experience working in publishing. Her specialist areas include the British Royal Family, ranging from protocol to outfits. Alongside putting her royal knowledge to good use, Emma knows all there is to know about the latest TV shows on the BBC, ITV and more. When she’s not writing about the next unmissable show to add to your to-watch list or delving into royal protocol, Emma enjoys cooking, long walks and watching yet more crime dramas!