Version 3.27.1 released

J K.Eason mail at
Mon Apr 12 19:45:00 BST 2021

> *From:* George Eycott <george at>
> *To:* get_iplayer at
> *Date:* Mon, 12 Apr 2021 19:29:57 +0100
> > None at all. That buffer is purely a function of your Smart TV 
> > and is nothing to do with the BBC.
> Actually that is not the case nowadays, there is a two hour 
> "buffer" built into IPlayer. To see it in action go to Iplayer on
> the BBC website, pick a channel and choose to watch it live. You can
> then go back up to two hours.
> This means that on a smart TV for example you can go back up to two 
> hours without it needing to have been on that multiplex (or even
> turned  on) for the time covered by the buffer.
> Things have moved on since the days of the Tivo method of pausing 
> live tv!

Ok. I stand corrected on that one but there's still no way of GIP
accessing that live iplayer feed, whether truly live or delayed. 


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