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Historical film and audio

Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

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With BoB you can:

  • Record TV and radio programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels
  • Search an archive of over 2 million broadcasts dating back to the 1990s
  • Stream broadcasts anywhere in the UK, anytime
  • Share resources via Moodle and reading lists
  • Create clips to use in lectures or send to students
  • Save playlists of your favourite broadcasts and series
  • Never miss a programme with a buffer of 30 days

Access content from:

  • BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, ITV, Channel 4, Film4 and more
  • 10 foreign language channels: Italian, French and German
  • BBC Shakespeare Archive content dating back to the 1950s

BoB is only available in the UK.

Historical film and audio

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History Librarian

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Nicola Ward
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Subjects: History