1978: Frank Sinatra-singing parrot opens BBC Radio Wales

BBC Radio Wales is marking its 40th birthday.

The English-language national radio station - bringing a mix of news, music and entertainment - took over a medium wave slot on 13 November 1978.

A singing parrot helped the station make a flying start. Here is a look back to that first day, with reporter David Williams.

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