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Need help reading our website?

We have added the world-leading digital inclusion software, browsealoud, to our website - making our content more accessible with reading and translation support.

Try it out - it’s free!Browsealoud image

Click on the browsealoud image that appears on the top left of your desktop screen to launch the support toolbar. Then simply click on any text to hear it read out loud.

How does browsealoud help?

Browsealoud offers a host of reading and translation support - helping you to access and understand our website better.

  • text-to-speech: click on or select any text to hear it read aloud
  • translation: written and spoken translations in multiple languages
  • text magnification: enlarges text and reads it out loud
  • mp3 generation: converts selected text into an MP3 audio file
  • screen mask: blocks distractions on screen with a tinted mask
  • web page simplifer: removes clutter from the screen, displaying only the main text
  • settings: customise options to suit individual needs or preferences

All the features are accessed from an easy-to-use, floating toolbar - allowing you to drag and drop it anywhere on screen.

Need support?

Visit, the dedicated support portal from Texthelp - the makers of browsealoud.

Did you find browsealoud useful?

Texthelp are constantly striving to provide the very best digital inclusion software for those who need it the most. They’d love to know what you think of browsealoud, contact

Further information

You can read our full Communicating in accessible formats policy.

You can also find useful guidance from the BBC about:

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