436 posts about Radio on this blog
Tuesday 20 April 2010, 11:24
You can hear this week's celebration of the most interesting new Welsh music via the iPlayer at the link below until next Sunday evening (25 April).
Monday 19 April 2010, 16:37
A chance find of some reel-to-reel tapes lead Radio Wales journalist Selma Chalabi on a journey of discovery to the exotic Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal..
Selma's grandfather, Noel Kennedy Paterson, or NKP as he was known, had served as a member of the Indian Civil Service and had...
Wednesday 14 April 2010, 16:06
Welsh star of stage and screen Pryce has been starring in the West End as tramp Davies in Harold Pinter's The Caretaker. The show, directed...
Monday 12 April 2010, 14:29
This week's show features an interview with Mitch from Deeside's monstrously scuzzy I Am Austin in advance of their appearance on Channel 4's Evo Music Rooms (this Friday morning at 12.10am, alongside Graham Coxon and Darwin Deez).
Friday 9 April 2010, 12:44
The nominations for the 19th Bafta Cymru Film, Television and Interactive Media Awards have been unveiled.
BBC Cymru Wales has secured 31 nominations in total for productions such as Torchwood - which leads the field with seven nods, Doctor Who, Crash, Merlin, Frontline Afghanistan, Scrum V and BBC Cardiff...
Thursday 8 April 2010, 10:19
Photograph of Malcolm Pryce © David Mitchell
Nicola Heywood Thomas talks to the author (who was born in Shrewsbury and educated in...
Wednesday 7 April 2010, 17:01
This week's show features Bethesda's 9bach recorded live at Hendre Hall, Tal Y Bont last month. Their eponymous debut album (released on Gwymon last year) manages to to weave traditional Welsh folk songs into a modern context. It's as informed in the space and emotive drama of the likes of Massive Attack...
Wednesday 7 April 2010, 10:59
Monday 29 March 2010, 18:13Dirty Goods. They're creators of intelligent, dancefloor-friendly pop that - to my ears - reminds me of Phoenix. They've been sharing their eminently communicable beats and tunes with our America cousins over recent weeks.
Thursday 25 March 2010, 13:41
Thursday 25 March 2010, 09:31
Stories about witches are found all over the world - during the 16th and 17th centuries a "witch craze" in Europe saw over 100,000 people, mainly women, accused of witchcraft and executed by secular government and the church.
Yet there were relatively few witch trials in Wales, with only five Welsh witches...
Monday 22 March 2010, 09:37
This week's show features sets of live musical wonderment recorded at our recent happening in Hendre Hall, Bangor from Aberystwyth's Georgia Ruth, Tregarth's John Lawrence and Machynlleth's Nia Morgan. Have to get those hometowns / villages in there. It was a magical night and these recordings capture...
Friday 19 March 2010, 15:35
These days we live in a world of investigative journalism - much of it not very palatable. But back in the 1930s, when the term hadn't even been invented, one Welshman used his pen to expose what was, in effect, a holocaust of major proportions.
The man in question was Gareth Jones, a young journalist...
Friday 19 March 2010, 14:03BBC Introducing show. Bringing in four of of the most exciting emcees in Wales, it's been recorded verse by verse, week by week live on air.
Thursday 18 March 2010, 10:22Stuart Cable gives Radio Wales' Jamie Owen and Louise Elliott a drum lesson.
Wednesday 17 March 2010, 11:15
Friday 12 March 2010, 16:06
Friday 12 March 2010, 15:50Kids In Glass Houses, who saw their Matters At All single hit the charts this week too.
Friday 12 March 2010, 11:07
Ralph Hancock, born in Cardiff in the year 1893, was undoubtedly the Capability Brown of the domestic and city garden - and yet, these days, virtually nobody has heard of this Welsh gardening genius.
Wednesday 10 March 2010, 09:35
This week's show features superlative live recordings from our gig in Bangor last Saturday evening.
Behind the scenes on our biggest shows, the stories you won't see on TV & highlights from Welsh history, arts and music.
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