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The Radio 4 Extra listing for the seven days beginning 21/10/17 has been posted at the following permanent link:

http://www.radio-lists.org.uk/4x

This contains the online listing and the pdf: hover the mouse over the 'pdf' button and right-click and 'save as' to download, or left-click to display and then possibly print through the pdf viewer.

The rtf version is no longer produced, but there is a printer-friendly html version under the 'print-frendly' button; download and viewing is as per the procedure above for the pdf.

An archive is being built up - see the 'archive' button. Archive versions are also available under the 'print-friendly' button.

Note that the online version now lands on the current programme; to read next week's list early, use the 'Archive' drop-down list.
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Book at Bedtime, Ian Rankin - The Deathwatch Journal

Episode 1 of 5

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/b098ht06

1/5. A new crime serial specially written for Book at Bedtime by the best-selling
author of the Rebus novels. Set in Edinburgh in 1962 a prison
guard watches over a man sentenced to hang for the murder of his wife.
Read by Jimmy Chisholm. Producer Bruce Young.

Release date: 16 October 2017
28 days left to listen
15 minutes
 
Mon 16 Oct 2017
22:45
BBC RADIO 4
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Help / Re: get_iPlayer trouble....
« Last Post by Janaru on October 18, 2017, 10:39:13 PM »
Mine is working pretty well, now, although a bit slow on download. The previous version was lightning fast. Have you found this to be the case, Ed?
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Help / Re: get_iPlayer trouble....
« Last Post by Ed on October 18, 2017, 03:31:02 AM »
In case anyone needs this information -


The current version of get_iplayer for Windows is 3.05:

  https://github.com/get-iplayer/get_iplayer_win32/releases


The installation program installed get_iplayer in this directory on my machine (running Windows 7):

  C:\Program Files (x86)\Get_iPlayer


You have to create a download directory yourself. I created it as a sub-directory of the program's directory:

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Get_iPlayer\Downloads


The installer program does create a shortcut on the Desktop for you to use. I suggest using my batch file instead - see above. But if you need the shortcut, and haven't got it, here is what it contains. In the 'Target' box it has this command -

Code: [Select]
C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /k get_iplayer.cmd --search dontshowanymatches && get_iplayer.cmd --help
And in the 'Start in' box it contains this:  %HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%



Before you begin

Windows 7 is the minimum version supported by get_iplayer v3 - Windows XP and Vista are not supported. Use the version 2 installer for XP and Vista. This seems to be only because the bundled version of ffmpeg.exe included in the v3 package does not work on those earlier Windows versions.

Also, you must replace the bundled version of ffmpeg anyway, in order to convert output files to MP4 and to add metadata tags.

The installer includes all necessary dependencies: AtomicParsley, ffmpeg, and a customised version of Strawberry Perl. This is the only supported configuration of get_iplayer for Windows. If you use any other version of those tools, your installation of get_iplayer is not supported: i.e. you can't ask the development team for help if you hit a problem using earlier versions of those tools.


Upgrading

There is generally no need to uninstall the previous version of get_iplayer before installing a new version. You can simply install over the previous version. However, if you prefer to uninstall and re-install, that should work just as well.


Command-line interface

An "All Users" installation will be performed, with get_iplayer installed in:

  C:\Program Files (x86)\get_iplayer

To start the program go to get_iplayer > get_iplayer on the Start menu. The program will launch in a console window.

The working directory of the console window will be your home directory (%HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%). You may also open a normal command prompt (cmd.exe) and run get_iplayer commands there.

NOTE: Do not launch get_iplayer.cmd (in the installation directory) directly from Windows Explorer. The batch file will quit immediately after updating the programme cache. You must run get_iplayer from the Start menu shortcut, or in a command prompt window, for it to work properly.


Notes

The installer will append the installation directory to the value of your system PATH environment variable. You can thus invoke the program from any command prompt, with any working directory, by entering your get_iplayer command at the prompt and hitting Return. The Start Menu shortcut is installed for convenience.

The path for the embedded Perl distribution (perl subdirectory) and the path to the included atomicparsley and ffmpeg utilities (utils subdirectory) are not permanently added to %PATH%. They are temporarily prepended to %PATH% only when get_iplayer batch scripts are running. If %PATH% is already quite large (>=2048 chars), e.g. because of other software packages that did not properly update %PATH% on install or uninstall, you may experience problems launching get_iplayer, perl or external programs. You may encounter error messages similar to "get_iplayer.cmd is not recognized as an internal or external command". You may also encounter similar problems if your PATH environment variables contain invalid or corrupted file paths or mismatched quotes. First, try rebooting your machine. If that does not help, you will need to clean obsolete and invalid entries from your PATH environment variable settings. Run echo %PATH% from a command prompt to check the value.

Do not launch get_iplayer or the Web PVR Manager with 'Run as administrator'. It will open the get_iplayer console window in C:\WINDOWS\system32, which is a system directory where you should not be working. It should not be necessary to run them as administrator.


Features

  - Downloads TV and radio programmes from BBC iPlayer
  - Allows multiple programmes to be downloaded using a single command
  - Indexing of most available iPlayer catch-up programmes  (not BBC Three, Red Button, or iPlayer Exclusive)
  - Caching of index with automatic updating
  - Regex search on programme name
  - Regex search on programme description and episode title
  - Filter search results by channel
  - Direct download via programme ID or URL
  - PVR capability (may be used with cron or Task Scheduler)
  - HTTP proxy support
  - Perl 5.10.1+ required, plus LWP, LWP::Protocol::https,XML::LibXML and Mojolicious modules
  - Requires ffmpeg for conversion to MP4 and AtomicParsley for metadata tagging
  - Runs on Linux/BSD (Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenBSD and others),  macOS (10.10+), Windows (7/8/10) (XP/Vista not supported)


NOTE:

1.  get_iplayer can only search for programmes that were broadcast on BBC linear services within the previous 30 days, even if some are available for more than 30 days on the iPlayer site. Any programmes that are still available after 30 days must be located on the iPlayer site and downloaded directly via PID or URL.

2.  get_iplayer does not support downloading news/sport videos, other embedded media, archive sites, special collections, educational material, programme clips or any content other than whole episodes of programmes broadcast on BBC linear services within the previous 30 days, plus episodes of BBC Three programmes posted within the same period. It may be possible to download other content directly via PID or URL, but such use is not supported.




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The Radio 4 Extra listing for the seven days beginning 14/10/17 has been posted at the following permanent link:

http://www.radio-lists.org.uk/4x

This contains the online listing and the pdf: hover the mouse over the 'pdf' button and right-click and 'save as' to download, or left-click to display and then possibly print through the pdf viewer.

The rtf version is no longer produced, but there is a printer-friendly html version under the 'print-frendly' button; download and viewing is as per the procedure above for the pdf.

An archive is being built up - see the 'archive' button. Archive versions are also available under the 'print-friendly' button.

Note that the online version now lands on the current programme; to read next week's list early, use the 'Archive' drop-down list.
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Help / Re: get_iPlayer trouble....
« Last Post by Janaru on October 16, 2017, 02:07:21 AM »
Okay...I think I've figured it out. The Lord watches over fools and children. ;)
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Help / Re: get_iPlayer trouble....
« Last Post by Janaru on October 16, 2017, 01:24:46 AM »
I have zero idea what I'm dong over there.

The previous version I downloaded, more or less, did it all for me. This time, I don't even know if I'm downloading the correct files. It acts like it's installing, but no icons on my desktop as in previous downloads.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. :)

(I'm using Windows 10)
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Radio Programmes - Info \'n\' Reviews / Rebus: Fleshmarket Close
« Last Post by Janaru on October 12, 2017, 06:25:07 PM »
Rebus: Fleshmarket Close
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09779qj

Episode 1 of 2

1 / 2. In Ian Rankin's crime thriller, the teenage sister of a rape victim goes missing, two skeletons are found in the cellar of a pub in Edinburgh's Old Town, and an illegal immigrant is murdered on a city housing estate. Rebus and Clarke investigate. Dramatised by Chris Dolan.

Other parts played by the cast
Producer/director: Bruce Young

BBC Scotland.

58 minutes
 
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Radio Matters / Re: Potential
« Last Post by Janaru on October 12, 2017, 06:18:56 PM »
Thanks for this, Ed. I'll definitely check it out. :)
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Help / Re: get_iPlayer trouble....
« Last Post by Janaru on October 12, 2017, 06:17:10 PM »
Oh, my God, thank you, Ed! <3 
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