July 2022

BBC’s Cardiff station (5WA)

BBC’s Cardiff station (5WA)

On 13 February 1923 Wales first tuned into the BBC’s Cardiff station (5WA), located at 19 Castle Street, Cardiff, which was later to become part of the BBC Regional Programme and in 1939 as part…

Desperate Poaching Affray (1903)

Desperate Poaching Affray (1903)

Desperate Poaching Affray (1903) was made by Wales-based filmmaker William Haggar. This film is believed to have influenced the chase subgenre and influenced the making of Edwin S. Porter’s The Great Train Robbery (1903)

Madwoman by Louisa Treger

Madwoman by Louisa Treger

I’d been looking forward to reading Madwoman, Louisa Treger’s new novel since I first saw the announcement of what the subject was going to be. With the subject matter a part of my own research…

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