Friday 2 May 2014, 14:38
Sara Allen, producer for Ugly Lovely Swansea, talks about how winning the trust and commitment of the Townhill community was key to the series.
Thursday 27 March 2014, 09:31
What is it about buildings that have been abandoned and taken over by the elements that fascinate us?
Remains, a new exhibition at the National Slate Museum in Llanberis, explores our fascination with how nature has taken over the old slate quarries of north Wales.
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 8 September 2014, 09:36
It all started when we had family parties back in the 1950s at my home. There was much talk about Annie during these occasions. Apparently my great aunt was a nurse in WW1 and, as a 10-year-old boy I was curious to know more.
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...
Tuesday 16 September 2014, 10:08
Henry V is one of the most famous of all English kings. However, the perception of most people has been formed not by reading history books but by watching Shakespeare's plays. Henry features in three of them: two as heir apparent and, perhaps more memorably, as the friend of Sir John Falstaff and one...
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.
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