Setting up a Proxy server in FireFox
Below are the details on how to set up the proxy in FireFox, but I did write this a while back and although it is fine I think it is much quicker, easier and simpler to use the FireFox proxy switcher add-on and is certainly found it easier when it comes to switching on and off.
If so then I suggest you follow this link for the iplayer abroad quick set up
But if you want to know the set in detail with out the add-on then those details are below:
How to set up a proxy server in FireFox
To Set up a Proxy Server In Firefox, you need to go to Tools then click options, then advanced then network then settings at which point you should see the image below:
In regards to the ip address in the example it does work but you will need a username and password, which I am happy to let you use just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .