pop art

Ralph Corderoy ralph at inputplus.co.uk
Sun Aug 23 05:06:27 PDT 2015

Hi Jim,

> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/5pN6fKVhx1wYhVXtkjWwPFS/pop-art-season
> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/SWCNr4H7s764wwpR7yQxTf/andy-warhol-louis-xiv-sun-kings
> >
> > Are they not pages listing programmes and their PIDs?
> The p02yt4dz page shows a series of images with links. 
> *Some* of the links go direct to 'normal' iplayer programme/<pid> pages
> from which I can get the pid.

Yes, so we can forget about those.

> But...
> Some other go to pages with no video/audio, just images and text. For
> those I obviously won't expect a pid useful by get_iplayer as they
> have no video/audio.

That top link I quote above gives a "BBC Four Goes Pop" headline
followed by paragraphs, each one to a programme PID page, e.g. the first

    Soup Cans & Superstars  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b067ftp7

    In the centrepiece film of BBC Four's pop art season, Alastair Sooke
    champions pop art as one of the most important art forms of the
    twentieth century, peeling back pop's frothy, ironic surface to
    reveal an art style full of subversive wit and radical ideas.

> However some go to pages *with* video or audio. But these *don't* all
> have a URL of the 'programmes/<pid>' format.

A precise URL please.  Why should we have to hunt?  :-)

Cheers, Ralph.

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