If you're just after a nice simple solution to watch Live British TV, completely free, then try the toolbar from www.freeuktv.ourtoolbar.com.
It has links to most channels from BBC / ITV / C4 / Five and others, as well as a few shopping links, newspapers, email providers too.

Localised toolbars (so far Spain, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Germany) can also be found at www.facebook.com/freeuktv - the localised toolbars have local news links, email providers, which prove helpful for some!

If you've any requests for a toolbar for your country, please ask through Facebook www.facebook.com/freeuktv

Enjoy!

John