The 'arse that Jack Built

Geoff Soper geoff.getiplayer at
Wed Oct 31 18:23:24 EDT 2012

On 31/10/2012 22:19, Don Grunbaum wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "dinkypumpkin" 
> <dinkypumpkin at>
> To: <get_iplayer at>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 10:01 PM
> Subject: Re: The 'arse that Jack Built
>> On 31/10/2012 21:53, Geoff Soper wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> can anyone suggest how I can use the web-based UI to get the following
>>> programme?
>> Same as any other iPlayer programme: search for the title and then 
>> click Record next to the item in the search results.  What sort of 
>> trouble are you having?
> I've tried Geoff's search and failed, although the programme shows as 
> available for a year on the BBC iPlayer website.
> However, that programme does not show up in any search results and 
> using the URL directly fails to find the PID.
> Some anomaly? Searching for the programme on the iPlayer website won't 
> find it which begs the question how Geoff found it in the first place? 
> The Radio 4 schedule doesn't go back that far, only the past seven days.
I've had the programme's page open for weeks, since it was current!

Having just tried it, Google seems to know about it and one of the links 
is for iPlayer... 

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