Betjeman - Won't download, can anyone explain?

Howard Orgel Howard.Orgel at
Fri Apr 24 13:46:14 PDT 2015

On Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:30:21 +0100, Chris Brady wrote:


> The Windows PVM wont get it - its over 7 days old; but the command
> window version will.

> The pid is b03495yn, therefore use:

> get_iplayer --pid=b03495yn

Are you telling us what we already know, or are you griping (again) that
Get iPlayer doesn't work the way you want it to?  The programme in
question is a BBC archive programme which seems to have a prolonged
appearance in the TV listings gathered by Get iPlayer.  I first spotted it
in Get iPlayer's list at the beginning of January, and (as of last
Saturday evening) is still there (no. 901 in the cache on Saturday
evening).  This means the web pvm (which is platform independent, by the
way) should get it, if a) you're using v2.92, or b) you're using v2.91 AND
you add --playlist-metadata to your preferences (on a temporary basis, of
course).  I don't use the web pvm, so my conjecture is based on reading
what others have written in this forum about the use of

Regards, Howard.

Howard.Orgel at
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