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242 posts about television on this blog

  1. Hidden Histories: nuclear reactors, the Harold Stone and searching for shipwrecks

    Thursday 10 February 2011, 14:56

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    One of the roles of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHW) is to survey major industrial sites that are closing down. This way, the Commission can ensure that there are permanent records of ways of life in Wales that are changing forever.

    In Hidden Histories tonight...

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  2. Rolf On Welsh Art

    Monday 7 February 2011, 17:28

    BBC Wales Arts BBC Wales Arts

    The exuberant Rolf Harris goes in search of some of the greatest artists to be inspired by Wales in a new series Rolf on Welsh Art (Wednesday 16 February, BBC One Wales).

    In the series Rolf, whose own family hail from Merthyr Tydfil, looks at the landscapes and the people who inspired the late great...

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  3. Baker Boys stars explore the history of co-operatives

    Monday 7 February 2011, 13:26

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Two stars from the drama Baker Boys take a journey into the past to find out about the history of co-operatives.

    A documentary, Baker Boys: How the Co-op Started, is broadcast tonight, Monday 7 February, 10.35pm on BBC One Wales.

    Mark Lewis Jones explores the incredible vision of the co-operative movement...

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  4. Behind the scenes at Newtown's Robert Owen Museum

    Friday 4 February 2011, 11:26

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Keep an eye out for Baker Boys: How the Co-op Started on Monday 7 February, 10.35pm, BBC One Wales.

    The documentary goes behind the scenes of BBC Wales' heartwarming drama Baker Boys, and also explores the remarkable life of the co-operative movement's Welsh founder Robert Owen.

    One of the people...

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  5. Tonight's Hidden Histories: cursing wells, neolithic chambers and the Brynmawr Experiment

    Thursday 3 February 2011, 09:15

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Presenters Eddie Butler and Heledd Fychan investigate Welsh places with extraordinary stories in tonight's Hidden Histories, with reseachers from the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHW).

    Eddie Butler and Richard Suggett from the Commission visit the Denbighshire...

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  6. Tonight on BBC Four, The Children Who Built Victorian Britain

    Tuesday 1 February 2011, 12:41

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Tonight on BBC Four at 9pm is The Children Who Built Victorian Britain. This moving and unsettling documentary looks at the Industrial Revolution through the eyes of working children.

    It is presented by Jane Humphries, a fellow of All Soul Souls College, a Professor of Economic History at Oxford University...

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  7. Tonight on Hidden Histories: handball, ancient roofs and Bardsey Island

    Thursday 27 January 2011, 16:56

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Eddie Butler and Heledd Fychan continue to explore Welsh history in the company of reseachers from the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales.

    In tonight's Hidden Histories, Eddie learns to play handball at Nelson's unique handball...

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  8. Baker Boys on BBC One Wales

    Friday 21 January 2011, 17:13

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The cream of the crop of Welsh acting talent star in a new drama from BBC Cymru Wales this Sunday - just the stuff to banish those Sunday night back to school/work blues.

    Eve Myles, Matthew Gravelle, Boyd Clack, Mark Lewis Jones, Gareth Jewell and Steven Meo are among the cast of Baker Boys.

    The drama...

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  9. Hidden Histories returns to BBC Two Wales

    Thursday 20 January 2011, 17:06

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Inscriptions relating to the great flood of 1607 which devastated much of the Severn estuary, home-made-homes, and a Welsh bridge drawn by a French industrial spy all feature in the new series of Hidden Histories, which returns to BBC Two Wales tonight (Thursday 20 January).

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  10. Ruth Jones stars in BBC Four drama Hattie

    Monday 17 January 2011, 08:30

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Perhaps most well-known as the straight talking, no-messin' Nessa from hit BBC comedy Gavin & Stacey, Ruth Jones turns her hand to playing another formidable personality this week in new BBC Four drama Hattie.

    Hattie tells the story of the tumultuous love life of Carry...

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  11. Katherine Jenkins on Doctor Who

    Wednesday 8 December 2010, 11:31

    James McLaren James McLaren

    Katherine Jenkins has been speaking about her upcoming appearance in the Christmas special of Doctor Who.

    Speaking to BBC Breakfast she explained that after landing a plum role in A Christmas Carol, she was unable to even tell her mother about...

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  12. A feast of Manic Street Preachers

    Monday 6 December 2010, 11:57

    James McLaren James McLaren

    It's been a treat of a weekend for fans of Manic Street Preachers as they blitzkrieged mainstream television in an effort to publicise their single Some Kind Of Nothingness, released today.

    As blogged about last week, the whole band appeared on Strictly Come Dancing. You can see the programme for the...

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  13. Operation Mincemeat

    Friday 3 December 2010, 14:22

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    BBC News has a fascinating article on how the body of a dead Welsh tramp was shipped to southern Spain as part of an audacious British plot to fool the Nazis during World War Two.

    The plot, known as Operation Mincemeat was the brainchild of James Bond creator Ian Flemming.

    Welshman Glyndwr Michael was...

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  14. Welsh locations in BBC drama Merlin

    Thursday 25 November 2010, 14:56

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    There's a great article on the BBC TV Blog at the moment by Rachel Knight, the co-producer of hit family drama Merlin.

    In her blog article, Rachel describes working on the production, from watching the behind-the-scenes magic to working on different locations in both France and Wales.

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  15. Michael Sheen on Coming Home

    Tuesday 23 November 2010, 15:23

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Actor Michael Sheen kicks off the new series of the BBC Cymru Wales family history programme Coming Home tomorrow evening.

    The 41-year-old actor is well-known for his Welsh roots. Born in Newport, Sheen was brought up in Baglan, Port Talbot. He frequently returns to Wales to visit his...

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  16. Katherine Jenkins pic from Doctor Who Christmas special released

    Tuesday 23 November 2010, 15:04

    James McLaren James McLaren

    An image featuring Matt Smith, Katherine Jenkins and Michael Gambon from the forthcoming Doctor Who Christmas special has been released.

    In the hour-long show, titled A Christmas Carol, Jenkins plays the part...

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  17. The Real Indian Doctors

    Wednesday 17 November 2010, 16:27

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    All this week, a daytime drama The Indian Doctor has been shown on BBC One.

    The period comedy drama is set in 1963 in a sleepy Welsh mining village that is forever changed by the arrival of the new local GP, a high-flying Delhi graduate.

    Sanjeev Bhaskar, stars as The Indian Doctor. In the BBC's TV...

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  18. The Indian Doctor in Wales

    Monday 15 November 2010, 11:50

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    A new period comedy drama begins on BBC One Wales today, in which a sleepy Welsh mining village is changed by the arrival of the new local GP, a high-flying Delhi graduate played by Sanjeev Bhaskar.

    The Indian Doctor explores...

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  19. Joanna Page to host BBC Three panel show pilot

    Friday 12 November 2010, 11:45

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Welsh actor Joanna Page has been lined-up to host a pilot episode of a new BBC Three comedy panel show.

    The pilot, 10 Things You Don't Know About Your Mum, will pitch a pair of young adult siblings against their parents, with comedians Jack Whitehall and Mick Flanagan as team captains.

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  20. Caroline Frampton from Turn Back Time - The High Street

    Friday 12 November 2010, 08:53

    BBC Wales History BBC Wales History

    Earlier this week BBC Radio Wales' Roy Noble spoke to Caroline Frampton, a participant in BBC One's living history programme Turn Back Time: The High Street.

    Caroline, who is a baker, and her partner Nigel Devlin live in Merthyr Cynog near Brecon in mid Wales.Together with their four children, they...

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