Friday 31 August 2012, 12:40
When legendary magician and escape artiste Harry Houdini visited Newport in 1905, he was already a star on both sides of the Atlantic.
Friday 31 August 2012, 12:33
It was the death of a Welsh actress in 1932 which helped spawn the potent symbolism now associated with the iconic white Hollywood lettering lining the Los Angeles hills.
Friday 6 January 2012, 14:29
Acclaimed television executive John Howard Davies is being profiled in a special tribute on BBC Two tomorrow evening. John Howard Davies: A Life in Comedy will be followed by a night of programming dedicated to some of his best-loved works.
Davies first found fame as a child actor, landing the lead...
Friday 18 November 2011, 09:30
On 15 October 2011, a famous face made an appearance in Colwyn Bay.
Terry Jones, acclaimed director, writer, documentary maker and Python, was in his hometown to reopen a small theatre, nestled just shy of the north Wales coast, following a refurbishment which has restored the venue to its former glory...
Friday 28 October 2011, 16:13
"I am Welsh, you know" - Henry IV
So little is known about the life of William Shakespeare that scholarly debates continue to rage nearly 400 years after his death. Our scant biographical knowledge has been augmented by theory, supposition and guesswork, but we will probably never know more than a fragment...
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