/ NEWS: Climbing on the TV: MacLeod and Emmett TONIGHT
Tides, weather, fatigue and the sheer difficulty of the climbs were all against them.
Two 60 minute films chart their frustrations and their triumphs and are going on air on the 19th & 26th October- 19.00 hours on BBC 2 Scotland, Sky Channel 990 and Freesat (channel 970).
The shows will also be on iPlayer.
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=58330
Is there anyone at the BBC we can email to point out that there are people in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland who are interested in climbing, and would quite like to watch it on the TV?
If you have a satellite system you'll be able to pick up BBC2S.
Should be available on Virgin too and most freeview TV.
BBC2 Scotland is not available on Virgin :(
Thanks, that's for feedback about BBC News!
But you can get iplayer via Virgin Catch Up so you should be able to watch it on the TV not the computer.
Can you? I'll check it out!
Yup we watch it all the time, don't know if it depends on your package or not but you would think not as it's a 'free' BBC service
You should be able to watch via the BBC iPlayer.
I tried this - no joy.
> You should be able to watch via the BBC iPlayer.
> I tried this - no joy.
you tried what? watching it on iplayer.... is it just me or has it not been broadcast yet?
Looking forward to this. Although knowing the BBC, I've got a feeling that it will leave climbers a bit disappointed, aimed at a non-climbing demographic who won't know technical terms. I hope to be proven wrong though!
Where will this be available online?
I've not managed to find this yet on Iplayer :(
If the first one is on tonight (I think today is the 19th?) then hopefully it will be on iplayer within an hour of it finished on BBC2 Scotland - I get back from the wall at 9 so fingers crossed it will be up by then...
Has anyone else got any further information?
The BBC strikes again!!!!
Sorry, this programme is not available to watch again. (why?)
Last broadcast today, 19:00 on BBC Two (Scotland only)."
Was a great watch on sky Chan 990. Great effort and some awsome footage.
Looking forward to the next showing...
awesome. I watched it on the cross trainer at the gym. :)
I particularly liked Tim Emmet's comment about Scottish people sandbagging. There's a few folk I would like to share that comment with. hehehe
It's playable now... BBC Scotland must've had their own ideas about availabilty!
Unless someone can correct me, it's not available via Virgin iPlayer (which seems to have a very small subset of what's available).
So squinting at a computer monitor seems to be the only option.
I watched it on iPlayer via Virgin Catch up TV. I've just checked and it's still there.
Goes by the title 5 climbs 5 islands.
Maybe we're restricted by our contract or something, I searched for "5" and nothing showed up, then browsed by channels and there was nothing for BBC2 Scotland on Tuesday.
If you access iPlayer via the red button, the no, it doesn't show up. Like you say, not much does.
I used On Demand > Catch Up TV.
If it based on your TV package that's pretty poor on Virgin's behalf.
Cheers will have another try this evening.
Off climbing in the rain now :)
Found it :-)
If you go
On Demand -> Catch Up TV -> All Channels -> iPlayer -> Search
then it doesn't show up, but if you go
On Demand -> Catch Up TV -> Search
then it does (and the banner says "iPlayer"!)
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