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Animation, Games & Visual Effects: BoB : TV and radio online

A guide for students studying Animation, Computer Animation, Games and Visual Effects and Motion Graphics at USW. Mae'r canllaw hon hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg.


BoB is available to staff, students and researchers at USW.

Key features:

  • Access 2.7 million broadcasts dating back to the 1990s
  • Record from over 75 free-to-air channels
  • A permanent archive of content from nine channels: BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra
  • BBC Shakespeare Archive content dating back to the 1950s
  • Create playlists, clips and clip compilations
  • Search programme transcripts and subtitles
  • Available on all devices

BoB playlists - Animation & Games

Creating a playlist allows you to group together related videos or clips for yourself or to share with your students. These are some subject playlists created by your Faculty Librarian.

Curated Playlists

A rich resource of collected clips and individual television or radio broadcasts created by UK academics around specific subject areas or modules.


  • About BoB - for information and films on getting started, requesting a programme, creating playlists and clips, sharing and embedding, archives and clips and FAQs.
  • Finding Still and Moving Images - A guide to help you find still and moving images.

Help & support


For general enquires contact:

Angharad Evans (BoB representative) 

Your Faculty Librarian will also be able to tell you more.