Royal Opera House “Dances at a Gathering & The Cellist”


UPDATE@1800GMT The feed is now re-established on IS-1002 and E5Wa. V+A and subs all good

The Test ahead of this evening’s ballets starts at 1000GMT/1100CET with a duration of 1-hour to 1100GMT/1200CET. [From 1100GMT there is internal testing on IS-1002 for ROH-use only and is not part of the cinema test]

As this is a ballet broadcast, subtitles should be switched OFF in UK/Ireland cinemas.

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“MILITARY WIVES” Red Carpet 24th February


The Test for tonight’s live red-carpet is at 1300-1400UK and is caried on IS-1002 only.

You have been given a Helpline for the Icecrypts/STB receivers but you should call LANsat or Éclair support if you have a managed system from them.

The rest of the day is:

1HR TEST 13:00 – 14:00
LIVE (BREAKDOWN BELOW) 17:30 – 19:30
LINE UP & FINAL TESTING 17:30 – 18:15
RED CARPET SHOW 18:30 – 19:15



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MET OPERA “Agrippina”


Monday 24th February

The Test for Saturday’s (29th Feb) broadcast is today at 0930-1000CET on E5Wa followed by IS-1002 at 0930-1000GMT.

All usual support in place and usual service ID and test-content

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NT LIVE “Cyrano de Bergerac”

Thursday 20th February

The live feed returns at 1730GMT with test material up to 1830.

17:30 Live feed established and stable

19:02 There was a momentary interference to the broadcast.


Wednesday 19th February

The Test (on IS-1002) is from 1100-1200GMT. There are NO SUBTITLES. The service name for your receiver is “NT LIVE”

All usual support facilities are in place.

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Pathé Live Presents Bolshoi Ballet “Swan Lake”

Sunday 23rd February

The feed is officially available from 1300GMT/1400CET. However, it will be on-air from 1230GMT for internal testing only. If you do tune-in early, please DO NOT rely on the feed being stable at this time until 1300GMT

The Test continues to 14:40GMT, when walk-in cards and trailers will be broadcast. The Introduction is at 15:00GMT

STB/ICECRYPT Users. If you select the channel from the Test last Tuesday, there may be no video (although you will hear audio). If this is the case, select the channel and then use the menu to tune/satellite search the channel again.


Tuesday 18th February

The Test for Sunday’s (23rd) live broadcast is at 0930CET on E5Wa and 0930GMT on IS-1002. The usual Pathé Live Test loop will be used for the Test content


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Royal Opera House “Dances at a Gathering – The Cellist”

Tuesday 18th February

The Test for next week’s (25th Feb) broadcasty will be at 1100-1200GMT (1200-1300CET) with the feed carried on IS-1002 and E5Wa. As this is a ballet, subtitles should be OFF in UK cinemas

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MET OPERA “Porgy and Bess”


Saturday 1st February

The Test period on IS-1002 and E5Wa begins at 1630GMT/1730CET.



Monday 27th January

The Tests for this weekend’s broadcast are today, 27th January.

E5Wa is live from 0930-1000CET/W.Europe. This is followed by IS-1002 at 0930-1000GMT/UK

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