Thursday 3 January 2013, 08:32
Phil Carradice writes about Welsh Oscar-winning actor Ray Milland who starred in film greats such as The Lost Weekend and Dial M for Murder.
Friday 21 December 2012, 14:31
The greatest account of trench warfare was arguably that of an ordinary ranker. It was Old Soldiers Never Die and it was written by a Welshman.
Thursday 20 December 2012, 17:02
There are 16 other communities called Bethlehem in the world. Wales can lay claim to one of the smallest, the tiny hamlet of Bethlehem in Carmarthenshire, home to about 150 people.
Tuesday 18 December 2012, 15:08
There are over 20 lighthouses, plus several lightships, in south Wales and for some reason these warning lights seem to fascinate tourists and locals alike.
Monday 17 December 2012, 15:36
One of the best known of all Welsh legends concerns the faithful hound Gelert, killed by his master Llywelyn in the 13th century.
Friday 14 December 2012, 14:24
Phil Carradice investigages the murder of wealthy Pontypool man called Dripping Lewis in May 1939.
Thursday 13 December 2012, 17:27
In 1904 Welsh winger Billy Meredith was voted the most popular player in football. Yet just a few months later he was charged with attempting to bribe an opponent and banned for a year and a half.
Monday 10 December 2012, 16:11
In April 1941, at the height of the German bombing offensive against Britain during World War Two, the small village of Cwmparc, just outside Treorchy, was subjected to a devastating bombing raid from the Luftwaffe.
Thursday 6 December 2012, 16:21
These days the young Welsh painter James Dickson Innes is something of a forgotten talent. Yet in the early 20th century he was regarded as one of the most promising and gifted artists of his generation.
Tuesday 4 December 2012, 10:41
The 19th and early 20th centuries were a time of exploration, of pushing back the restrictions of the known world and reaching for new heights, new lands.
Friday 30 November 2012, 15:28
Phil Carradice takes a look through history in search of famous Welsh people with the surname Roberts.
Wednesday 28 November 2012, 16:47
Phil Carradice writes about the impressive history of the Llangorse crannog in Powys.
Friday 23 November 2012, 16:28
Phil Carradice examines the sometimes turbulant history of the Forestry Commission in Wales.
Wednesday 14 November 2012, 11:19
The Cory Band has been probably the most successful Welsh brass band of the last century.
Tuesday 13 November 2012, 14:53
Phil Carradice writes about Welsh Saint, Catholic martyr Richard Gwyn who was executed in 1584.
Friday 9 November 2012, 15:35
Phil Carradice writes about the Welsh seaside town Penarth that has a number of unusual war memorials for the BBC Wales History blog.
Wednesday 7 November 2012, 16:29
Phil Carradice writes for BBC Wales History about the Council of Wales and the Marches which was a significant and hugely important attempt at regional government long before the days of Devolution.
Friday 2 November 2012, 12:22
BBC Wales History blogger Phil Carradice writes about Victorian entrepreneur Isambard Kingdom Brunel whose engineering work can still be seen in Wales today.
Thursday 1 November 2012, 10:00
Article by Phil Carradice on the BBC Wales blog on the colourful history of a small settlement called Trellech United in Monmouth.
Thursday 25 October 2012, 15:08
For a tale of intrigue, suspense, danger and clandestine cloak and dagger meetings, look no further than the story of Arthur Owens.
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