Television and Radio
We provide a broad range of services and resources relating to UK television and radio for use in education.
The TRILT database includes a continuously updated Electronic Programme Guide to all UK TV and Radio broadcasts and is also an index to the over 450,000 hours of off-air television and radio that we have recorded for access by members since 1998. BoB is a shared service providing streamed access to current and archived broadcasts from over fifty channels. TVTiP is a unique index to the London region TVTimes listings magazine covering the years from 1955 to 1985. The This Week (1956-1992) database provides a wealth of contextual information about the groundbreaking ITV current affairs series
Thousands of programmes from the Independent Radio Sharing Archive made between 1973 and 1995 are also being streamed online, while the Radio Research Database aims to carry a record of all current radio-centred research in the UK.
Since 1998 the BUFVC has recorded and retained UK television and radio. Currently more than 65,000 hours are kept each year. Copies of these programmes can be ordered online by BUFVC members with an ERA licence.
This Week was a leading ITV current affairs series, running from January 1956 to December 1992. From 1978-1986 it was known as TVEye.