get_iplayer enables you to search, index and record/stream: BBC iPlayer TV and radio, BBC live TV and radio and BBC podcasts. It can also download subtitles and signed or audio described programmes (where available). get_iplayer has PVR-like capabilities - you can save lists of programme searches which are automatically recorded when they become available. You can watch downloaded programmes when you choose and on devices that cannot run Adobe Flash Player. Requires perl 5.8.8+ with LWP module.