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201 posts about Television on this blog

  1. Women making an impact beyond Wales

    Wednesday 9 April 2014, 16:19

    Sian Williams Sian Williams

    Sian Williams talks about her new BBC Wales programme where she interviews women who have made an impact beyond Wales.

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  2. The Call Centre: The lows, the highs and global recognition

    Tuesday 8 April 2014, 12:16

    Angharad Evans Angharad Evans

    After my initiation as a runner on the hugely successful first series of BBC Three’s The Call Centre, I came back to work on the Christmas Special and Series 2, this time as a Production Management Assistant.

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  3. Wildlife Patrol: It's like Batman and Robin, but without the cool car

    Friday 28 March 2014, 14:13

    Ian Durham Ian Durham

    Ian Durham, series producer and editor for Rhys Jones’s Wildlife Patrol describes what it’s like filming a responsive series and working with Dr Rhys Jones.

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  4. Behind-the-scenes: Creating stories for X-Ray

    Monday 24 March 2014, 14:40

    Lucy Owen Lucy Owen

    Since it’s the last X-Ray until the Autumn, I thought I’d give you a little glimpse behind the scenes into how we filmed some of the stories you’ll see on tonight’s programme.

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  5. The gathering of the wild mountain ponies

    Monday 17 March 2014, 15:53

    Luke Pavey Luke Pavey

    Luke Pavey, producer and director for the independent television company making The Hill Farm for BBC Cymru Wales, explains the technical challenges of filming the series with new camera equipment in the changeable Carneddau mountain weather.

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  6. To fee or not to fee

    Monday 17 March 2014, 12:41

    Lucy Owen Lucy Owen

    Lucy Owen investigates booking fees and why people are being charged, even when they’re paying cash, in person.

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  7. The Hill Farm: The highs and lows

    Friday 14 March 2014, 13:53

    Gareth Wyn Jones Gareth Wyn Jones

    Gareth Wyn Jones is no stranger to the TV cameras. Over the years the hill farmer from Llanfairfechan has been seen in programmes like Mountain with Griff Rhys Jones, Wales In Four Seasons and CBBC. But new series The Hill Farm takes his TV work to a whole new level. 

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  8. How to talk tidy and the search for MCAT

    Thursday 13 March 2014, 12:49

    Claire Hill Claire Hill

    Police 24/7 producer Claire Hill says when you are out filming with the police you always have to be prepared for the unexpected. In just seven days they have filmed police dealing with everything from missing persons to a dog being run over on a busy road, domestic crime, people using drugs and even...

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  9. Exploding e-cigarettes

    Monday 10 March 2014, 10:29

    Lucy Owen Lucy Owen

    X-Ray investigates the dangers of electrionic cigarettes exploding.

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  10. Behind the scenes of Iolo's Welsh Sea

    Thursday 6 March 2014, 14:09

    John Gwyn John Gwyn

    Iolo's Welsh Sea producer John Gwyn takes us behind the scenes when the team filmed sharks for the last episode in the series.

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  11. On the beat with Response Sgt Chris Peters

    Wednesday 5 March 2014, 14:40

    Chris Peters Chris Peters

    Pontypridd Response Sgt Chris Peters is featured in the new series of Police 24/7. Here he talks about what it is like to be filmed doing his job.

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  12. Filming The Country Midwives

    Wednesday 5 March 2014, 10:17

    Amanda Harries Amanda Harries

    Amanda Harries was the series producer for The Country Midwives, a new series that follows community midwives on the road in Carmarthenshire.

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  13. X-Ray’s flood focus

    Monday 3 March 2014, 12:57

    Lucy Owen Lucy Owen

    Most of us have seen the images of Aberystwyth as it was battered by huge waves during the recent storms. But it was still a shock, as I walked along the seafront, to see the huge piles of sand that had been dumped on the walkway by a raging sea.

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  14. Not couponing - extreme couponing!

    Monday 24 February 2014, 13:40

    Lucy Owen Lucy Owen

    Now, you know we love saving a bit of cash on X-Ray, and we pride ourselves on knowing how to do it pretty well. In fact, it’s not often we’re surprised by money-saving tips. But the results of extreme couponing - and we are talking extreme here - have been the talk of the office.

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  15. Filming episode three: family reunited

    Monday 24 February 2014, 13:23

    Tracy Harris Tracy Harris

    Tracy Harris has been filming the desperate plight of the homeless in her home town of Swansea with filmmaker Chris Rushton for Mentorn Cymru over for the last three years. This is Tracy's account of filming the final episode of Swansea: Return to the Streets.

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  16. X-Ray tackles cold callers

    Monday 17 February 2014, 10:29

    Lucy Owen Lucy Owen

    It's our job on X-Ray to expose people who are only too willing to rip you off. But there was something particularly nasty and upsetting about the way unscrupulous people at corrupt call centres in Swansea targeted elderly and vulnerable people.

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  17. Chris’ story: behind the scenes of episode two

    Friday 14 February 2014, 13:45

    Chris Rushton Chris Rushton

    Filmmaker Chris Rushton talks about the making of the second episode of Swansea: Return to the Streets, a Mentorn Cymru production. Together with Tracy Harris, they have followed the stories of the homeless since 2011.

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  18. Getting 50 years of BBC Wales television on-air

    Wednesday 12 February 2014, 12:29

    Matt Rosser Matt Rosser

    Matt Rosser, Daily Operations Manager for BBC Cymru Wales looks back on the changing face of TV presentation as part of the BBC Cymru Wales 50 anniversary.

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  19. X-Ray checks out supermarket offers

    Friday 7 February 2014, 12:43

    Lucy Owen Lucy Owen

    I know the programme is called X-Ray, but I never thought having an MRI scan would be part of the job. To find out how our brains react to supermarket offers, that’s just what I did with the psychology research team at Bangor University.

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  20. Korkey’s TV Gold

    Friday 7 February 2014, 12:10

    Chris Corcoran Chris Corcoran

    Just before Christmas I had a phone call from BBC Wales that went along the lines of…

    Producer: “Hi Chris, would you be interested in doing a funny archive programme to celebrate 50 years of BBC Cymru Wales?”
    Korkey: “Yes”
    Producer: “It’s an hour”
    Korkey: “Right. To cover 50 years...

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