Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is an on demand TV and radio service for education. With BoB you can:

  • access millions of recorded broadcasts dating back to the 1990s
  • record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels
  • create clips, playlists and citations
  • embed content in VLEs and share on social media
  • search programme transcripts and subtitles

BoB operates under the ERA licence and is produced by Learning on Screen: the British Universities and Colleges Film and Video Council.

Get started

  1. Go to and choose SIGN IN.
  2. Enter University of Essex and select it from the list, then choose GO.
  3. You will be taken to University of Essex's log in page where you can sign in with your University email address and password.

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