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January (47 posts)

  1. The Hound of the Baskervilles: A Welsh Story?

    Wednesday 15 January 2014, 14:23

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    There can be little doubt that The Hound of the Baskervilles is Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous story. Dozens of films and television programmes have been made about the hound and the man who brought it to summary justice, Sherlock Holmes.

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  2. Young critics shortlist best of 2013 theatre in Wales

    Tuesday 14 January 2014, 15:01

    Polly March Polly March

    Last year marked the first ever Theatre Critics in Wales awards, now organisers are hoping to build on the inaugural event’s success this year and have just published the nominations for 2013.

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  3. Happy New Year!

    Tuesday 14 January 2014, 09:42

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    Happy New Year, dear reader, I hope you had a very restful festive break.

    This year, my Christmas break was slightly more restful than usual. When I go home to Ireland, I normally take my viola with me, and, like a very good girl, do a little bit of ‘maintenance’ practice.

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  4. A cabal of fascinating Welsh musicians

    Monday 13 January 2014, 16:34

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    Adam Walton's Radio Wales show playlist for 11 January 2014, on the BBC Wales blog.

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  5. Mildest December in Wales since 1994

    Monday 13 January 2014, 15:45

    Derek Brockway Derek Brockway

    After a stormy start to 2014, the weather has been a little kinder to us recently. There was more rain on Sunday afternoon but Saturday turned out lovely with some beautiful winter sunshine. I took advantage of the fine weather and went back to Merthyr Tydfil to do the walk I filmed for the new series...

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  6. Artist Aislinn Knight on how life threatening surgery took her on an incredible creative journey

    Monday 13 January 2014, 14:27

    Polly March Polly March

    In August 2012, Aberystwyth-based artist Aislinn Knight was given the devastating diagnosis that she had kidney cancer and would need life-threatening surgery to remove the tumour.

    She sought solace in her surroundings and the result is a breathtaking collection of landscape paintings now on show in the...

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  7. Composing the soundtrack for Hinterland

    Friday 10 January 2014, 15:13

    John Hardy John Hardy

    John Hardy was commissioned to write the score for Hinterland, the latest crime noir drama to hit our screens, which has been filmed in Welsh and English. Here, John tells us about the process.

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  8. Vets 24/7: Alpacas and constipated terrapins

    Friday 10 January 2014, 13:59

    Geraint Jones Geraint Jones

    Despite the vets in our team tending to specialise in large or small animals on a routine 9-5 basis, the beauty of working in a large mixed practice is that there is never a dull moment. Filming in the spring gave the opportunity to film some of the more seasonal large animal calls against the ever present...

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  9. Stunning images of Welsh landscape inspire new verse

    Friday 10 January 2014, 09:43

    Polly March Polly March

    A new book which simultaneously explores the relationship between water and the landscape in Wales and the dialogue between the written word and photographic image will be the focus of a bilingual performance at Aberystwyth Arts Centre next week.

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  10. A town's bicentenary

    Thursday 9 January 2014, 16:46

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The year 2014 will be memorable for many reasons, not least the anniversaries that are undoubtedly going to be celebrated as the year unfolds.

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