Sunday 19 January 2014, 10:00
“Dear Sir/Madam, we are working on a detective series called Hinterland/Y Gwyll and are looking for a location.”
Who would have thought that a local boy like myself would have the opportunity of working on such an amazing series?
Monday 10 March 2014, 16:55
Yesterday was the warmest day of the year so far for most of Wales, with temperatures more typical of May and warmer than some resorts in the Mediterranean and plenty more dry and settled weather to come.
Friday 6 August 2010, 18:51
For six days I went in circles around Maes A, improving my vocabulary from cynrhon to nwdls, hopefully not on the same plate.
I began with the same slight trepidation I felt 26 years ago in Lampeter, that at some point I would be told: "Butler, English-speaker, you have no right to be at the National...
Wednesday 23 October 2013, 13:10
WOMEX, the world music expo, takes place in Cardiff this week. It's the first time the prestigious event has been held in Wales but if you're unfamiliar with it, WOMEX is one of the industry's biggest events in the promotion of world music, which includes Welsh music ranging from traditional and folk...
Wednesday 12 February 2014, 14:00
There's plenty of severe weather across Wales today with heavy rain and strong winds.
We've already had gusts of 78mph at Pembrey and 75mph at Aberdaron and Milford Haven.
The winds will strengthen to the north and west this afternoon where we could see gusts nearer 100mph along Cardigan Bay and...
Monday 16 December 2013, 16:41
Ever since I conducted the research for my first two Coming Home programmes, way back in 2007, I found myself at the beginning of each new series in a state of apprehension. I wondered whether or not I could match, or even better, the stories of the last series. This series was no exception...
Tuesday 14 December 2010, 16:51
Home soon! No more gigs, no travelling, no going anywhere before Twelfth Night. There's work to do, poems to write, competitions to judge, manuscripts to read, correspondence to catch up with, but it can all be done at home at the table in the glass-walled room from where I can see miles of Ceredigion...
Tuesday 4 June 2013, 14:53
Nev is a brilliant character for television, a larger than life personality with a fantastic instinct for a memorable one liner. He has the kind of on screen charisma you can't teach - he'd be watchable boiling an egg.
Friday 7 February 2014, 12:10
Just before Christmas I had a phone call from BBC Wales that went along the lines of…
Chris, would you be interested in doing a funny archive programme to celebrate
50 years of BBC Cymru Wales?”
Producer: “It’s an hour”
Korkey: “Right. To cover 50 years...
Wednesday 30 October 2013, 12:01
The Live Longer Wales season finished this last weekend and over the last three weeks our TV, Radio and Online services have looked at inactivity at work, diets, what's in our food, how you can cook and grow your own food, body image, Type 2 diabetes and a host of other subjects.
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