193 posts about Television on this blog
Monday 10 March 2014, 10:29
X-Ray investigates the dangers of electrionic cigarettes exploding.
Thursday 6 March 2014, 14:09
Iolo's Welsh Sea producer John Gwyn takes us behind the scenes when the team filmed sharks for the last episode in the series.
Wednesday 5 March 2014, 14:40
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.
Wednesday 5 March 2014, 10:17
Amanda Harries was the series producer for The Country Midwives, a new series that follows community midwives on the road in Carmarthenshire.
Monday 3 March 2014, 12:57
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.
Monday 24 February 2014, 13:40
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.
Monday 24 February 2014, 13:23
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.
Monday 17 February 2014, 10:29
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.
Friday 14 February 2014, 13:45
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.
Wednesday 12 February 2014, 12:29
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.
Friday 7 February 2014, 12:43
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.
Friday 7 February 2014, 12:10
Just before Christmas I had a phone call from BBC Wales that went along the lines of…
Chris, would you be interested in doing a funny archive programme to celebrate
50 years of BBC Cymru Wales?”
Producer: “It’s an hour”
Korkey: “Right. To cover 50 years...
Thursday 6 February 2014, 16:35
Tracy Harris, who is from Swansea, has been filming the desperate plight of Swansea's homeless with filmmaker Chris Rushton for Mentorn Cymru. Over the last three years they’ve created an extraordinary record of the lives of those with nowhere to go. Here's Tracy's account of her experience filming...
Monday 3 February 2014, 14:24
We can’t wait to get back on-air. The team are all fired up to fight your corner, and we’ve already got some really strong investigations underway, tracking down the people who are ripping you off. Tonight, Rachel Treadaway Williams is getting tough as she tries to get answers from one second-hand...
Thursday 23 January 2014, 14:03
Nia Roberts plays the part of Gwen Thomas in the final episode of Hinterland.
I was thrilled to be offered the part of Gwen in the fourth episode of Hinterland. My husband Marc had already directed the first one and from the few bits I had read and caught a glimpse of, it was clear that this was a...
Monday 20 January 2014, 11:06
Swansea vets is a mixed practice, the benefit of this it that we get a good mix of the small, fluffy and cute pet stories and the large farm animal stories. My week was split down the middle between Gareth and Gwen. While partner Gareth’s most at home at the vet headquarters, Gwen’s happiest down...
Sunday 19 January 2014, 10:00
“Dear Sir/Madam, we are working on a detective series called Hinterland/Y Gwyll and are looking for a location.”
Who would have thought that a local boy like myself would have the opportunity of working on such an amazing series?
Thursday 16 January 2014, 16:36
For the new BBC One series Hidden Kingdoms, made by the BBC’s Natural History Unit in Bristol, the team turned to composer Ben Foster and BBC National Orchestra of Wales to provide the soundtrack for this innovative new series. Jake Jackson, recording and mix engineer, explains the process.
Friday 10 January 2014, 13:59
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...
Thursday 2 January 2014, 09:42
In making this series we aim to give a real insight into the round-the-clock work that goes on at a busy veterinary practice. We want viewers to get a feel for the hours that the vets and nurses put in to treat and care for all the animals which come through their doors.
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