242 posts about television on this blog
Thursday 10 February 2011, 14:56
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...
Monday 7 February 2011, 17:28
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...
Monday 7 February 2011, 13:26
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...
Friday 4 February 2011, 11:26
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...
Thursday 3 February 2011, 09:15
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...
Tuesday 1 February 2011, 12:41
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...
Thursday 27 January 2011, 16:56
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...
Friday 21 January 2011, 17:13
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.
Thursday 20 January 2011, 17:06
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).
Monday 17 January 2011, 08:30
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...
Wednesday 8 December 2010, 11:31
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...
Monday 6 December 2010, 11:57
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...
Friday 3 December 2010, 14:22
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...
Thursday 25 November 2010, 14:56
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.
Tuesday 23 November 2010, 15:23
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...
Tuesday 23 November 2010, 15:04
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...
Wednesday 17 November 2010, 16:27
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...
Monday 15 November 2010, 11:50
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...
Friday 12 November 2010, 11:45
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.
Friday 12 November 2010, 08:53
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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