Presenting BoB – our new resource for TV & radio

Our newest e-resource is Box of Broadcasts (BoB) – BoB is a resource that allows you to record and view TV and radio programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels.


Also available is an archive of over 2 million programmes from the 1990s to the present day – ready to watch. Includes content from; BBC TV and radio, ITV, Channel 4, Film4, some foreign language channels, the BBC Shakespeare Archive and lots more! Check the full list of available channels.

Use BoB’s integrated tools to;

  • Create clips & playlists and share
  • Link to BoB content in BlackBoard or play in lectures
  • Find programmes and create clips on your topic by searching across programme transcripts and subtitles

Programmes available in BoB are made available to members of the University under the ERA licence and are for educational and non-commercial purposes only. BoB is only available to users in the UK for copyright reasons.

For more information on how you may use the content available, please check the access page or have a look at Box of Broadcast’s FAQs

If you plan to use BoB to enhance your teaching we’d love to hear about it! Contact Natalie Guest with your ideas.

Natalie Guest, Document Delivery Co-ordinator