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Box of Broadcasts

BoB is an on demand TV and radio service for education. Record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search the extensive archive. 

With BoB you can...

  • Search programme transcripts and subtitles
  • Create your own playlists, clips and clip compilations
  • Embed content in your work and share on social media
  • One-click citation for easy academic referencing 
  • Available on all devices

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Recently added shows include:

Music for Misfits: The Story of Indie

A three part series of the story of British indie over. Much more than a genre of music, it is a spirit, an attitude and an ethos.

Sign Zone: David Bowie:The Last 5 Years

An intimate portrait of one of the defining artists of the 20th and early 21st centuries, told by the people who knew him best. There was nothing predictable about David Bowie.

Laura Mvula’s Miles Davis: BBC Radio 4

Tune into BBC Radio 4 as Singer-songwriter and composer Laura Mvula, meets jazz musicians Jason Yarde and Laura Jurd, and music broadcaster journalist Kevin Le Gendre, to discuss her musical inspiration, the visionary American jazz musician Miles Davis.

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