Tosca, BBC2 Live stream, Saturday - How?

Clive roadcone at
Fri Dec 23 12:17:13 EST 2011

On 22/12/11 15:44, dinkypumpkin wrote:
> On 22/12/2011 15:12, Jon Davies wrote:
>> On 21 December 2011 19:59, Clive<clivebuc at> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> You helped me capture the live R3 audio broadcast of Tosca a couple of
>>> months ago [...]
>> complicated, and it turns out that get_iplayer will record the 320kbps
>> aac stream out-of-the-box thus:
>> get_iplayer -g --type=liveradio "BBC Radio 3"
> The same principle should apply for recording the televised opera:
> get_iplayer -g --type=livetv "BBC Two"
> You may need to specify --livetvmode if you want to user a lower quality
> stream (should default to flashvhigh for BBC2). You also may want to run
> with the --stop option in order to get a clean shutdown (converts to
> MP4, etc.). Killing rtmpdump when the programme finishes will leave just
> the .partial.flv file, though that might be good enough for your purposes.
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Thank you dp - I shall try that. Although it does appear to now be 
scheduled for iplayer, I shall take no chances.

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