The dragons have returned to the den and Dragons’ Den has returned to our screens!

The BBC show is one of the longest-running business programmes ever made. It even spawned an American version, Shark Tank.

However, like most American versions of British TV shows, Shark Tank failed to match the might of Dragons’ Den. A dragon beats a shark every time, derr.

Here’s how to watch Dragons’ Den online!

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How Many Seasons Are There?

There are a whopping 16 seasons of the business-pitch show, with the roster of dragons changing and evolving across all 16 seasons.

Since the show’s inception way back in 2005, a total of 17 different dragons have taken up residence in the den. The singular dragon to appear in all 16 seasons, however, is Peter Jones.

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How Many Episodes Are There?

There’s a hefty amount of episodes, so if you feel like binge-watching something, this is the show to go to.


So far, there have been 152 episodes in total. And that doesn’t include any season 16 episodes.

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Where to Catch Up on Dragons’ Den

BBC iPlayer is the go-to place to catch up on all things in the den. All season 16 episodes will available on iPlayer the day after the episode airs.

There are also plenty of clips in the Dragons’ Den section on the BBC page, where the Richard Osman-presented show Pitches to Riches is available, too. That show details the most shocking moments in the programme’s 13-year history.

However, only the current season is available on iPlayer. None of the previous 15 series are on iPlayer at all.

Sucks, right? We’ll have to look out for re-runs on Dave and the like.

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Want to Be on Dragons Den? Apply Now!

Dragons Den are always looking for more contestants, so if you fancy yourself as the next Levi Roots, head to the Dragons’ Den section on the BBC website and apply to enter the den.

You simply need to download and fill out an application form!

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