Distance learning support
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• BoB: On demand TV and radio for education
Bob gives anyone in UK Universities access to television and radio programmes from 75 free-to-air channels. Search the archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts and watch films, documentaries, news programmes and more. It is the permanent archive for BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra.
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For use in the UK only.
• Digital Theatre Plus
Watch high quality films of leading theatre productions. Discover how plays are brought to the stage in interviews with the creative teams. Learn about interpretive choice through detailed analysis of play texts.
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A unique collections of films including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases on every topic imaginable. Content can be searched or browsed.
• National Theatre collection, Volumes 1 and 2
fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery
National Theatre Collection: Volumes I & II bring the stage to life through access to high-definition streaming video of world-class productions and unique archival material offering significant insight into theatre and performance studies. Through a collaboration with the U.K.'s National Theatre, the collections offer a range of digital performance resources never previously seen outside of the National Theatre’s archive.
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