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TV, film and sound


Resources for video and sound content you can use for your research and your assignments.

Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

BoB is a TV and radio streaming service for education. You can view and create clips, and share broadcast programmes from over 75 free-to-air channels with an archive going back to 2006. You have 30 days to request a recording after broadcast.


Kanopy is an online streaming platform of films, documentaries and educational videos in a range of subjects and disciplines.

You can share videos, create playlists and make clips.


TRILT (Television and Radio Index for Learning and Teaching) contains listings for more than 560 TV and radio channels from 1923 onwards. To search TRILT, click on Sign In and enter City, University of London.

A TRILT record will tell you if a programme is available in BoB or as an off-air recording.

TRILT record for Question Time 10 Jul 2023 with availability at the bottom                                              


MediaPlus provides access to videos, images and sound recordings​ from high profile collections such as:

MediaPlus is a valuable resource for those studying 20th century British social, political & cultural history. You can cross-search MediaPlus or browse content by subject or collection.

DVDs in the Library

City's DVD Collection can be found on Level 5 of Northampton Square Library.

To browse the collection online, use CityLibrary Search, and narrow your results to content type 'DVD'.

Teaching arrangements for DVDs

If you would like to use one of the library's DVDs in the classroom contact your Subject Librarian

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