On Demand TV and Radio for Education

Our academically-focused system allows staff and students, at subscribing institutions, to record programmes from over 75 free-to-air channels; and search our archive of over 3 million broadcasts.


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Create a modern and engaging learning experience that meets the expectations of students, with a reliable and academically focused archive of programmes.

BoB is currently used by over 120 universities and colleges to enhance teaching and learning.

With BoB you can:

  • Access 3 million broadcasts dating back to the 1950s
  • Record from over 75 free-to-air channels
  • Create your own playlists, clips and clip compilations
  • Search programme transcripts and subtitles
  • Embed content in VLEs and share on social media
  • One-click citation for easy academic referencing
  • Available on all devices
  • Fully accessible by all staff and students

Access content from:

  • BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three, 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


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