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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…

Y Chwarelwr

Y Chwarelwr

Y Chwarelwr (The Quarrymen) 1935 is the first Welsh language ‘talkie’ and shows life in Blaenau Ffestiniog and the differences between generations within the community. Watch via link 

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)

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