242 posts about Television on this blog
Thursday 24 April 2014, 09:37
Dylan Thomas was a seismic event in the history of English language poetry. A 19-year-old whose powerfully original work attracted admiration and letters of interest from the leading poets of the day.
Wednesday 9 April 2014, 16:19
Sian Williams talks about her new BBC Wales programme where she interviews women who have made an impact beyond Wales.
Tuesday 8 April 2014, 12:16
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.
Friday 28 March 2014, 14:13
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.
Monday 24 March 2014, 14:40
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.
Monday 17 March 2014, 15:53
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.
Monday 17 March 2014, 12:41
Lucy Owen investigates booking fees and why people are being charged, even when they’re paying cash, in person.
Friday 14 March 2014, 13:53
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.
Thursday 13 March 2014, 12:49
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...
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.
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