Problems downloading a programme

Alan Milewczyk alan at
Tue Sep 16 09:16:04 PDT 2014

On 15/09/2014 00:55, dinkypumpkin wrote:
> On 15/09/2014 00:27, Alan Milewczyk wrote:
>> WARNING: No programmes are available for this pid with version(s):
>> default (available versions: audiodescribed,signed)"
> get_iplayer is telling you what's wrong.  This programme is available 
> only in audiodescribed or signed versions, which you have to request 
> specifically using --versions. English - detected 
Ah ok, thanks. I've never come across the versions switch before. Well, 
I eventually worked out how to use the switch (as I couldn't find it in 
the help guide) and downloaded both versions (out of curiosity).

Two queries, firstly the signed version wasn't signed at all. Secondly, 
none of the previous 3 programmes in the series were marked as 
audiodescribed/signed, so I'm puzzled why this one was, especially when 
it was a normal recording. Coding error?

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