By the way, a few minutes with the “Web Developer →
Network” pane in
Firefox on this page
<https://www.theedge.co.nz/home/shows/watch-now.html> reveals the
following as the URL for the video stream:
Copying and pasting this into VLC, just for example, works OK, though
it reveals the video resolution as 768×432 -- not quite HD.
If I rebuild my FFmpeg installation with support for https:// URLs, I
could probably use that on it as well.
Using ffplay on my Linux Mint 19.1 worked out of the box:
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