January (99 posts)
Wednesday 18 January 2012, 12:32
We're having a little bit of a Russian fest in work at the moment, it would appear. Not that I'm complaining. Playing as much contemporary music as the BBC Orchestras do leaves you craving a full throttle, red blooded, all guns blazing, melody and rhythm in equal measure programme every so often. And...
Wednesday 18 January 2012, 11:57
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Wednesday 18 January 2012, 10:41
We've had some beautiful sunrise and sunsets recently.
Jacqueline Lane took this photo at Morfa Bychan.
Roger Roberts from Monmouthshire sent in this picture taken at the Upper Neuadd reservoir in the Brecon Beacons.
Monday 16 January 2012, 16:10
Thanks to high pressure it was a dry weekend with plenty of sunshine, some cloud, frost and a few fog patches as well. The colder, brighter weather a welcome change after all the wet and windy weather we've had so far this winter!
Temperatures over the weekend fell as low as minus 6 Celsius inland but...
Monday 16 January 2012, 14:40
Welsh actor Aneurin Barnard portrays a young David Bailey in BBC Four's We'll Take Manhattan, a one-off drama that explores the explosive love affair between the iconic photographer and 1960s supermodel Jean Shrimpton.
Predominantly set in 1962, We'll Take Manhattan centres on a week-long Vogue photo...
Monday 16 January 2012, 12:14
Artists and makers in Wales are now able to submit their entries for the Open Exhibition at the 2012 National Eisteddfod.
This year's National Eisteddfod will be held in the Vale of Glamorgan between 4-11 August. Artists are now being encouraged to submit their entries for the exhibition, which is held...
Monday 16 January 2012, 12:00
There have undoubtedly been many miscarriages of justice in our legal system over the years. But none of them is quite as tragic and haunting as the conviction of Welshman Timothy Evans and his subsequent execution in March 1950 for a crime he did not commit.
Timothy Evans was born in Merthyr Tydfil...
Monday 16 January 2012, 11:25
This week's show is now available via the BBC iPlayer. Please visit the link any time between now and the start of the next programme.
This show isn't an exercise in self gratification or, at least, it shouldn't be. However, I have to say I'm rather proud of this week's effort - containing, as it does...
Monday 16 January 2012, 09:23
After last year's successful event, Stargazing Live returns to BBC Two, 16-18 January 2012.
Last year, up to 40,000 people took part in Stargazing astronomy activities in the UK and in 2012 BBC Learning and the Stargazing Live team are inviting more of you to get involved, with hundreds of events and...
Friday 13 January 2012, 16:27
It's certainly felt more like winter today compared to recently. In fact last night was the coldest night of the month so far with temperatures falling as low as -1 Celsius in places with a fairly widespread frost.
There was also a beautiful sunset yesterday evening which would have delighted the...