Box of Broadcasts

Watch TV and radio programmes online, and get viewing recommendations with our ready-made playlists

Box of Broadcasts (or BoB) is an online TV and radio recording service for education. Students and staff can record any programme from over 65 free-to-air TV and radio channels, and search an archive of over 2 million broadcasts. You can record and catch-up on missed programmes, schedule recordings, make clips, create playlists and embed clips into Moodle. Discover more by viewing the BoB video tutorials.

To access BoB, you need to click sign in on the BoB login page. Type ‘Tavistock and Portman’ then select it from the list that appears. Click ‘Go’ then use your Shibboleth username and password to access the service.

Ready-made playlists available

We’ve created playlists of programmes on BoB including the Tavistock and Portman documentaries Talking Cure, Kids On The Edge and Mending Young Minds.

Video guides to get you started

How to use the My BoB area

How to search on BoB

More help with using BoB

Use the links below to get help with further information on using BoB:

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