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Watch over 2 million television broadcasts, investigate the history of British newsreels and explore our incredible collections of film and audio archive. From the BBC to LBC, David Lean to Technicolour cinemagazines, our resources are unparalleled.


On demand TV and radio for education

Watch and listen to over 2 million TV and Radio broadcasts, from today's programmes to as far back to 1955.

Our easy to search and simple to cite system enables students, staff and Member institutions to record and save over 62 free to air channels, plus search back through and watch historical broadcasts.

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The world’s leading resource of newsreels and cinemagazines

Watch television news from the 1960's and 70's. Read newsreel and cinemagazine stories and learn about their history

We’ve been gathering information on British cinema newsreels for academic study since 1974. 'Newsreels' is your one-stop-shop for researching this vital part of moving image history.

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Independent Radio

Exclusive archive of British Independent local radio, from 1973 to 1996

Listen to historical radio news and programming, including 4000 hours of LBC.

Easily searchable, highly organised and comprehensive archive of local radio news broadcasting. [Delivered in collaboration with Bournemouth University’s Centre for Broadcasting History]

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Off-Air Service

Order DVD and file transfers of hard to find TV and radio broadcasts

Have you ever missed recording a television programme you wanted to use in teaching?

Higher and further education institutions with an ERA licence and Learning on Screen membership can access the 73,000 hours of UK television and radio we record each year

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