32 shows

Fireman Sam

November 17, 1987

Follow the adventures of fireman Sam and his colleagues as they protect the citizens of the Welsh town of Pontypandy. Whenever the alarm sounds, brave Sam and his co-workers can be counted on to jump into a fire engine, hop onto a helicopter, or even launch an inflatable lifeboat to battle blazes, mount rescue missions, or provide medical attention to those in need.

Keeping Faith

November 5, 2017

Faith, a small-town Welsh lawyer, is forced to cut short her extended maternity leave when her husband and business partner, Evan, goes missing. As the truth of his actions surface, Faith must fight to protect her family and her sanity.

Hinterland

October 29, 2013

Tom Mathias comes to Aberystwyth having abandoned his life in London. He's a brilliant but troubled man. Despite his faults he is an excellent detective, who knows that the key to solving the crime lies not in where you look for truth, but how you look. From the windswept sand dunes of the coastline to the badlands of the hinterland, Y Gwyll is a series of four two-hour stories that are original and local, yet timeless and universal.

35 Days

March 23, 2014

The series begins with the body of Jan Richards in her home on a well-off suburban housing estate. We're immediately thrown back 35 days, to the day Jan moves to the estate. From that day until her death, 35 days later, we'll unlock her past and find out why she was on the Crud yr Awel estate.

SuperTed

November 1, 1982

SuperTed is a Welsh fictional anthropomorphic bear character created by Mike Young. Originally created by Young as a series of stories to help his son overcome his fear of the dark, SuperTed became a popular series of books and led to an animated series produced from 1982 to 1986.

Hidden

January 7, 2018

DI Cadi John and DC Owen Vaughan try to solve a case involving Mali Pryce, a young woman whose body was discovered in a stream in the woods.

My Lucky Star

March 11, 2007

My Lucky Star is a 2007 drama starring Jimmy Lin, Leon Jay Williams, and Yoo Ha Na. It was produced by Sanlih E-Television and directed by Chen Ming Zhang.

The series was first broadcast in Taiwan on free-to-air Taiwan Television from 11 March 2007 to 22 July 2007, every Sunday from 21:30 to 23:15 and cable TV Sanlih E-Television on 17 March 2007 to 28 July 2007, every Saturday at 21:00. The premiere episode on TTV achieved an average rating of 2.24 and peaked at 2.4.

Like the boy who cried wolf, Xia Zhi Xing had lied one too many times. So when she did tell the truth, nobody believed her except for the most unlikely person, Zhong Tian Qi, a runaway young master of a jewelry empire. His belief in her inspired her to become a real jewelry designer instead of a lying, scheming jewelry con artist. In the process, she taught him the real value of jewels that he is destined to inherit.

Alys

January 23, 2011

Alys is a Welsh language television series created by BAFTA award-winning scriptwriter Siwan Jones. The series follows single mum, Alys, who moves from Cardiff to a dingy flat in a small West Wales town along with her 10-year-old son, Daniel, while trying to escape her past.

Alys is played by actress Sara Lloyd-Gregory, in a part which was specially written for her. The show is also her first leading role. Co-stars include William Thomas and Aneirin Hughes, whom Gregory had worked with on Con Passionate, another television drama written by Siwan Jones. The Show is produced by Apollo for S4C. It began on Sunday 23 January 2011 as part of a new year line-up of brand-new television series on S4C.

The first season consists of eight episodes. The first season finale aired on 13 March 2011. The series will return for a second season. It went into production in March 2012. The second season will premiere on 11 November 2012 with the first of eight new episodes.

Alys has not yet been renewed for a third season.

The series has been nominated twice in 2012, first for a Celtic Media Award and then a BAFTA Cymru Award.

Bang

September 10, 2017

Loner Sam's life is transformed when he comes into possession of a gun and starts to break the law. His ambitious policewoman sister Gina is paid to uphold it and makes it her mission to find the owner of the weapon. The family saga plays out against an inquiry into the shooting of a local businessman that raises questions for Sam and Gina about their father's murder when they were young children.

Gwaith/Cartref

September 18, 2011

Gwaith/Cartref is a Welsh language television series that premiered on S4C on 18 September 2011. It was the third new drama series to appear on S4C for 2011, next to Alys and Porthpenwaig. It follows the professional and personal lives of a group of teachers working at a Welsh language comprehensive school, dealing with a number of issues during and after the school day. The first half or each episode centres on the work-side, the second half on the home-side of the story line.

The show is a production of Fiction Factory. The second series was screened in spring 2012. The third series has been commissioned and filmed in Summer 2012, to be broadcast in early 2013.

Its one of the greatest tragedies in arctic history. A doomed scientific expedition becomes stranded on an ice floe. 25 people marooned in the arctic ocean in the dead of winter. It is an epic story of endurance and heroism. A hopeless battle against exposure, starvation, illness and each other. With no radio, no chance of rescue their brave captain must get help, but how long can they all survive in the coldest place on earth?

cariad@iaith:love4language is an S4C reality television series in which people attempt to learn the Welsh language.

Y Lle is a culture-themed Welsh-language television show which began transmission on S4C in January 2011. During series 1 it aired weekly on Friday nights at 6:30 pm. It currently airs on Thursday nights, with the style of the show much changed from its beginnings.

The original series of the show had a theme alternating every week. The first programme of the month was called Y Lle, and it tended to focus on music, films and other events. The second programme of the month was called Y Lle Gwisgo, a show about fashion. It has a catwalk which showcases different designers' clothes every month. The third programme of the month was Y Lle Feiral, which takes a look at all things geeky - gadgets, technology and the web - which a gang of hubbers. The final programme was called Y Lle Siarad, where young people can have their say on issues that affect them. It consisted of a panel of experts and a studio audience of young people with plenty to say.

During its current run, the show is a magazine-style weekly, focusing on various cultural and technological subjects and presented from the studio by Griff Lynch and Leni Hatcher. They also occasionally present or narrate the reports and interviews included in the programme, recorded in gigs, sports competitions, fashion shows and other events. Various reporters also present items. The shows often include a live performance by current Welsh-language artists and feature guides for upcoming films, gigs and festivals. It is screened with optional English subtitles.

Ffermio is a farming and countryside magazine series, which is broadcast on S4C on Monday nights at 8.25pm.

Ffermio was launched in 1997 and the original series was presented by Sulwyn Thomas, Gerallt Pennant and Rachael Garside, and dealt with the latest farming issues, as well as including the latest livestock market prices throughout Wales.

In 2005 the series was relaunched with a new branding and presenting team. The launch included the usual weekly Ffermio programme on S4C, and a twice-weekly farming news and weather bulletin on S4C Digidol. The new presenters included Iola Wyn, Daloni Metcalfe, Alun Elidyr and Mererid Wigley.

The Bwletin Ffermio included details on legislation and market prices for example, which meant that longer items could be featured in the half-hour programmes on subjects of wider appeal such as organic food, transport, health and rural housing, and portraits of rural characters from all ages and backgrounds. Mererid Wigley was the main presenter of this programme, until August 2008. Terwyn Davies joined the team as the Bwletin's presenter in summer 2008 until the series ended in May 2009.

In January 2011, Iola Wyn left her role as presenter after six years at the helm. On January 24, 2011, Meinir Jones made her first appearance as the programme's new presenter.

Rapsgaliwn is an S4C programme for pre-school children. It is shown on the Welsh-language children's television programming strand, Cyw.

Hip neu Sgip? is an S4C room makeover television programme for children. It is shown on the Welsh-language children's television programming opt-out, Stwnsh.

Pen Talar is a drama series on S4C. The series tells the story of two families from west Wales over a period of half a century, starting in the 1950s and continuing until the present day. The main character, played by Richard Harrington, appears from the third program onwards, as the previous episodes deal with the life of his character as a child. A substantial proportion of the film was filmed in Cil-y-Cwm, Carmarthenshire although filming also took place in Aberystwyth and Cardiff. The series was produced by Fiction Factory. The series was produced by Gethin Scourfield and directed by Gareth Bryn a Ed Thomas.

Wawffactor was a Welsh television music talent show contested by aspiring pop singers drawn from public auditions. It was broadcast on S4C between 2003 and 2006 and was produced by Al Fresco.

It has now gained fame for contestant Duffy, now a major worldwide artist, who competed in the first series of the show, finishing second behind Lisa Pedrick.

Sgorio Cymru is a Welsh-language football television programme on S4C, featuring comprehensive highlights from the Welsh Premier League and the Welsh Cup. The show is broadcast every Saturday night throughout the season. Several live matches are broadcast throughout the year.

Morgan Jones and Alun Williams present the weekly highlights show on a rotating basis with main match commentary from Bryn Tomos, reports on other games from Emyr Davies, Mike Davies, Llyr Huws Gruffydd & Gary Pritchard and a regular news round-up from Malcolm Allen.

The show was previously known as Y Clwb Pel Droed until previous producers BBC Cymru lost the rights to Welsh domestic football to S4C. During the season, an interactive service was introduced on digital satellite for English-language commentary, produced by Sunset and Vine Cymru.

C'mon Midffîld!

November 18, 1988

C'mon Midffîld! is one of the most successful comedy series ever broadcast on Welsh channel S4C. Created by Mei Jones and Alun Ffred Jones, the show started life on BBC Radio Cymru before being adapted for the screen by Ffilmiau'r Nant in 1988.

The show won a BAFTA Cymru for Best Drama Series in 1992, and despite coming to an end in 1994 is still repeated regularly on S4C.

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