These nearly 3000 items from the BBC Archive have been made freely available for personal, educational, and research use, licensed under the terms of the RemArc licence.

The material is searchable, can be browsed by ‘Theme’ or ‘Decade’, and filtered by media type.

You can download individual items from the collection, or use the search and filtering to produce your own downloadable collections.

Notes on downloading:

  • Downloading video items will include both the video files and a ‘poster image’ for each video
  • Downloading audio items will include both the audio files and a ‘poster image’ for each audio item, if available
  • Downloading image items will just include the images
  • All downloads will include a CSV file containing the metadata for the selected media items