Not picking up available HD stream

dinkypumpkin dinkypumpkin at
Wed May 22 11:39:44 EDT 2013

On 22/05/2013 16:34, Chris Ward wrote:
> So it's a placeholder for content that isn't actually there? Then I
> guess the code is all fine. Ta for the response anyway! As you were.
> On 22 May 2013 16:32, Shevek <shevek at> wrote:
>> On 22 May 2013 16:28, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2013-05-22 at 16:23 +0100, Chris Ward wrote:
>>>> Really? The second link works fine for me. Anyone else?
>>> ˙dn ʎɐʍ ʇɥbıɹ ǝɥʇ ɹǝʇndɯoɔ ʎɯ ǝʌɐɥ uǝʌǝ ı puɐ 'ʞǝʌǝɥs sɐ buıɥʇ ǝɯɐs ǝɥʇ
>>> ǝǝs ı
>> <oops!>
>> Yes the link works but it fails when you click on Play.

You can insert "/hd/" in the URL and the iPlayer site will generate a 
page, but that doesn't mean there is a working media stream to go with 
it.  If you look at the SD iPlayer page for that episode, you'll see 
there is no "Watch in HD" link, which would normally be there if an HD 
stream were available.

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