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  Reply # 1115089 25-Aug-2014 12:58
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TomAckroyd: So there is no NZ broadcast of this show, free or paid, in HD? *boggle*


a DNS or VPN service such as Unotelly.com, plenty of other options and bbc iplayer just to name one option.

The services usually have trials so you can always give it a go first.


Yes, I rewatched it on iPlayer last night via UnblockUS. But the iPlayer stream doesn't appear to be HD.


No it was not the best quality but if your go for the download option you can choose HD,

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  Reply # 1115111 25-Aug-2014 13:21
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mckenndk:
SaltyNZ:
mckenndk:
TomAckroyd: So there is no NZ broadcast of this show, free or paid, in HD? *boggle*


a DNS or VPN service such as Unotelly.com, plenty of other options and bbc iplayer just to name one option.

The services usually have trials so you can always give it a go first.


Yes, I rewatched it on iPlayer last night via UnblockUS. But the iPlayer stream doesn't appear to be HD.


No it was not the best quality but if your go for the download option you can choose HD,

Points taken but DNS/VPN/iPlayer/Unotelly are not "NZ broadcast".

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  Reply # 1115469 25-Aug-2014 20:38
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agree with revenue; it was a crap episode, the new theme music is awful but caoaldi was rather good.

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  Reply # 1115507 25-Aug-2014 21:18
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ilovemusic: the new theme music is awful but caoaldi was rather good.


Disagree with the former, agree with the latter :)

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  Reply # 1115525 25-Aug-2014 21:46
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mckenndk:
SaltyNZ:
mckenndk:
TomAckroyd: So there is no NZ broadcast of this show, free or paid, in HD? *boggle*


a DNS or VPN service such as Unotelly.com, plenty of other options and bbc iplayer just to name one option.

The services usually have trials so you can always give it a go first.


Yes, I rewatched it on iPlayer last night via UnblockUS. But the iPlayer stream doesn't appear to be HD.


No it was not the best quality but if your go for the download option you can choose HD,


Using get_iplayer you can download the 720p version and in Stereo (not DD). 1.3gb or so flv.. Looks beautiful imho.

INFO: width 1280.00
INFO: height 720.00
INFO: videocodecid avc1
INFO: audiocodecid mp4a
INFO: audiosamplerate 48000.00
INFO: audiochannels 2.00

Still going to be a heck of a lot better than what is going to be broadcast on Prime.





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  Reply # 1117293 28-Aug-2014 15:03
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I think it's on normal telly this weekend?





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  Reply # 1117294 28-Aug-2014 15:05
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Yes. 31st on Prime, from memory.

Edited to add the time of 7:30pm




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  Reply # 1117333 28-Aug-2014 15:49
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The theme is an improvement on the last one IMO. The only re-working of the theme that kept the spooky vibe for me was Davison's theme.

The Murray Gold ones are a bit OTT (says the guy who did his own overblown epic version containing elements of Gold's theme.)




My very metal Doctor Who theme

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  Reply # 1119106 31-Aug-2014 19:42
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Episode 1 now playing on Prime TV, really wish it was in HD...

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  Reply # 1119110 31-Aug-2014 19:47
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Looking forward to watching episode 2 tonight. Are prime going to show DW Extra. It was great background to how the show was made.





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  Reply # 1119118 31-Aug-2014 19:56
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Ep 2 sitting on a usb stick waiting to watch once I finish some housework. Prime is too little too late and the more people who tell them they have already seen it and they missed out by tardiness and blurriness the better.




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  Reply # 1119131 31-Aug-2014 20:11
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*click* just made a connection to an old Doctor when he is asking the guy for his coat

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  Reply # 1119142 31-Aug-2014 20:23
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The old guy in the alley scene with the coat is apparently the husband of the late Elisabeth Sladen (for those that don't know - Doctor Who companion from the 70s, Sarah Jane Adventures etc).




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  Reply # 1119787 1-Sep-2014 17:40
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Episode 2 was interesting, much better than episode 1 imo.

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  Reply # 1120006 1-Sep-2014 21:31
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Ragnor: Episode 2 was interesting, much better than episode 1 imo.


I agree... much better. Still not a shade on Matt Smith. He's quite a bit darker and loved how Clara is also leading the Doctor rather than him being the centre of attention.





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