Film, TV, and radio

An extensive collection of films, documentaries, recorded theatre, and TV programmes, which can be watched online or borrowed free of charge.

TV and radio, on-demand

The Box of Broadcasts (BoB) service allows you to request recordings of upcoming TV and radio programmes and watch archived broadcasts online.

Please note that due to copyright restrictions, you need to be physically located in the UK to use BoB. You will also need to register when accessing for the first time.

Connect to Box of Broadcasts

DVD and Blu-ray recordings

Search for movies, documentaries, and training videos - on DVD and Blu-ray.

If you want to browse, movies, documentaries, and TV programmes are usually shelved in the 791 section. Study rooms are generally suitable for group viewings.

Search DVD and Blu-ray recordings

Archives and other resources

  • Screen Search - Archive of films arranged by theme, e.g. family life, commemoration, rural life, seaside, etc.


  • World Cinema Collection - The World Cinema Collection is an exciting collection of films from award winning directors. Coverage includes films from the silent era through the twentieth century, to contemporary films from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. Content is relevant to film studies students and to students studying, for example, multicultural studies, politics, history, literature and languages.

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