history of britain in numbers

Jim Lesurf web at audiomisc.co.uk
Mon Mar 2 06:20:01 PST 2015

I'm having a problem downloading the last episode of the recent 'History of
Britain in Numbers' series on Radio 4. There are 10 episodes and I got the
first 9 with no problem using my usual method. However when I try gip with

--type=radio --no-tag --pid=b053c3pd

it fails with the error

no specified modes available for this programme with version 'default'.

All the other episodes seem fine with the default 'flash' modes. gip then
suggests I try 'mode=' but I have no idea what to try, or why there's a

The item plays OK with firefox and the usual web interface. The page shows
the above pid. So I'm curious as to why just one episode out of ten should
differ from the others.


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