Box of Broadcasts (BoB)
Box of Broadcasts (BoB)


BoB is Learning on Screen’s on demand TV and radio service for education. Our academically focused system allows staff and students at subscribing institutions to record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels and search our extensive archive (including BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Film4 and more) .

For use in the UK only. If you are in a non-EU country the licence and associated exceptions in law do not apply and may not access BoB content even if you are an authorised user in the UK.

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Users will need to register when logging in to BoB for the first time, and then complete registration by clicking on the link in the verification email. The purpose of registration is for access error reports and account migration.


Can I access this resource?

To access Box of Broadcasts (BoB), you must be either:

  • A Teesside University undergraduate or postgraduate based in the UK
  • A member of Teesside University staff
  • A TUCP student

If you are not a member of any of these groups, then unfortunately our licence does not allow access to the resource.


Use of licenced material

All electronic databases are covered by licences, and failure to adhere to the terms of the licences could result in the University losing access to these resources.

All databases are provided for educational use only.

A copy of the full terms of the Box of Broadcasts (BoB) licence can be found below.

List of electronic resource licences (A-D) (This link opens in a new window)