Skip to main content

Journalism and Communication: BOB (Box of Broadcasts)

Box of Broadcasts

Access TV and radio programmes from 60+ 'free-to-air' channels using an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) and search facilities. The EPG enables you to schedule recordings up to seven days in advance and request programmes broadcast over the previous 30 days, plus in the case of BBC content back to June 2007. Search BoB to access other users' recorded programmes

  • Access BoB via the Brightspace Library tab/ Alphabetical list of databases  
  • You need to register to use this service and will receive a password.
  • You can request recordings of TV and radio programmes up to seven days in advance or broadcast in the previous 30 days.
  • This service is available off-campus, but not available outside the United Kingdom.
  • Requested programmes will play in your web browser.

Can't access the resource?

Sometimes there may be network or browser issues.

If you can't get access, try again later. If you are still having problems - let us know.