Olympic torch relay footage
jon at hedgerows.org.uk
Mon Jul 9 06:14:32 EDT 2012
On 9 July 2012 09:34, Mark Rogers <mark at quarella.co.uk> wrote:
> Is it possible to use get_iplayer to retrieve Olympic Torch Relay footage?
> Sample URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/torchrelay/day46 (It's the afternoon
> section I want).
If you open that torch relay page, choose the afternoon session video,
and click on "Link to this video" a small box pops up underneath the
video with a link. The whole link (for your particular case) is
You can see the programme id in the middle, in this case p00symr7
get_iplayer --pid p00symr7
and you'll end up with a copy of the video.
More information about the get_iplayer