Is Paul McCartney’s Glastonbury set on iPlayer?


The former Beatle performed a three-hour setlist and was joined on stage by Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Bruce Stringsteen

The Let It Be singer performed on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday 25 June however BBC One’s expected live broadcast did not start on time as scheduled at 9.30pm.


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Panicked fans took to social media to find out what was going on. Reporting began an hour later than 10:30 p.m.

Others who checked out iPlayer were also frustrated, with the performance still not available on the streaming service nearly 24 hours later.


The 80-year-old former Beatles star gave a stunning performance and became the oldest artist to ever headline the legendary festival.

McCartney wowed crowds with his hits from the last 60 years including: Can’t Buy Me Love, Hey Jude, Love Me Do and Let It Be.


The spectacular set featured a virtual John Lennon and guest appearances from Foo Fighters Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen.

Here’s everything you need to know about when Paul McCartney’s set will hit iPlayer.


Is Paul McCartney’s set on iPlayer?

Paul McCartney performs on the Pyramid Stage on day four of the Glastonbury Festival (Image: Getty Images)

McCartney’s set is available on iPlayer and you can check it out here.


It will be available on the streaming platform for 28 days.

However, fans have been left frustrated by how long it has taken to improve the streaming service’s performance.


Taking to Twitter, one fan tweeted: “Where’s Paul McCartney’s set on I Player? Was disappointed with the delay in showing it last night, sat down to enjoy it today and it’s not there.”

What did the BBC say?


given in a statement metrothe BBC outlined the cause of the delays.

They stated: “This year we are delighted to bring audiences our most comprehensive coverage of Glastonbury to date.


“Paul McCartney’s highly anticipated set was broadcast on BBC One and Radio 2 at 10.30pm and will be available on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds.

“Due to the complexity of broadcasting an event of this magnitude and the volume of performances we cover, there are sometimes discrepancies between the performances taking place and their transmission.”


However, it is not uncommon for a program to take 24 hours after it has aired on the BBC to be available on iPlayer.

What was Paul McCartney’s complete setlist?


The 80-year-old ex-Beatle played for three hours, including an expansive encore.

McCartney surprised fans by singing a duet with a virtual reality John Lennon.


He told fans he would “play live with John” and thanked Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson for helping make it happen.

Here is the complete set from Paul McCartney:

  • Can’t buy me love
  • Junior’s farm
  • Let go
  • I need to bring you into my life
  • Come to me
  • let me roll
  • Getting better
  • let her in
  • my valentine
  • Nineteen eighty-five
  • Maybe I’m excited
  • I just saw a face
  • Despite all the danger
  • love me do
  • dance tonight
  • blackbird
  • here today
  • New
  • Lady Madonna
  • fuh you
  • Be for the good of Mr. Kite!
  • Some
  • Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
  • you never give me your money
  • She came in through the bathroom window
  • come back
  • I saw her standing there
  • band on the run
  • heyday
  • I want to be your man
  • let it be
  • live and Let Die
  • Hey Jew
  • i have a feeling
  • Helper Skelter
  • Golden Slumber
  • Carry that weight
  • The end