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BoB is Learning on Screen’s on demand TV and radio service for education. Their academically-focused system allows staff and students at subscribing institutions to record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search their extensive archive.

Accessing content

With BoB you can…

  • Access 2 million broadcasts dating back to the 1990s
  • Record from over 65 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
  • Personalised email alerts when programmes are ready to view

Channels available

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

Getting Started

For video tutorials, head over to