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DR WHO – Filming in Bute Park

The familiar bright yellow signs emblazoned with the terms ‘LSW’ and ‘LOC2’ led me to Cardiff’s Bute Park. These signs pop up rather sporadically around Cardiff but signify a location shoot for Dr Who around the capital city. Broadcast vehicles, cherry pickers and marquees were all situated just infront of the Royal Welsh College of […]

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PHOTOS – Dr Who Tardis on Cardiff Castle

Amid a large frenzy over some sort of celebration for Dr Who reaching 50 years (seems like it’s been around MUCH longer!) – The Tardis has been travelling across Wales over the last week appearing in Swansea, Newport and Holyhead and now it’s landed in Cardiff! The kids sci-fi programme has been on our screens […]

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PHOTOS – The Lone Ranger film shoot at Monument Valley

It’s a long road leading to Monmument Valley in Utah and a long way to go to be so close to a film shoot at such an extreme location. Ok, it wasn’t planned but was something we just happened to discover on a month vacation across the breadth of America. The distinctive red stone shone […]

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PHOTOS – Gromits Unleashed

If you have paid a visit to Bristol recently then you may have stumbled across some rather large decorated dogs at locations throughout the city. It was all part of the Gromits Unleashed project where from 1st July to 8th September, a total of 80 giant Gromits adorned the streets of Bristol in a public […]

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RETRO – Rolf’s Cartoon Club

Back in the late 80’s and throughout the start of the 1990’s Rolf Harris presented an afternoon drawing-come-cartoon TV show on CITV – aptly named Rolf’s Cartoon Club. Rolf’s Cartoon Club, as well as being a television programme, was also an actual club that viewers could join. Members received a club badge featuring the “Rolfaroo” […]

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VIDEO – Knightmare returns after 19 year break!

Welcome, watchers of illusion… A remake of the classic TV show Knightmare has been brought to back to life exclusively for YouTube’s Geek Week! Starring the ever faithful Hugo Myatt and a host of others including Isy Suttie, Jessie Cave, Mark Knight, Amazing Phil and Emma Blackery. “People didn’t want us to show them what […]

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BGT- Egg throwing on the final of Britains Got Talent

It’s Saturday night and the biggest talent show of the year on British TV. Cue the music, cue the acts, cue the eggs! Whilst North Wales opera act ‘Richard and Adam‘ sang on stage and headed towards the final verse of their performance, the doors behind them opened and a choir joined in the singing. […]

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HUMOUR – Holly Willoughby says a rude word on This Morning!

Daytime tv show This Morning always begins with a run down of what is on offer during the two and half hour show. Presenters Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield ran through today’s offering but for some reason Holly had a bit of trouble with a certain word… click play to find out what Holly said! […]

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TV – Kellys Records

Back in January 2013, ITV unveiled it’s latest identity with a batch of new idents conveying scenes of day-to-day life of the British public. The set were updated in April and now include a whole range of locations including one set in a record shop in Cardiff. Filmed in Kelly Records on the balconied first […]

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WEATHER – Picture on the ITV News

A submission to the ITV Wales group on Flickr resulted in the my picture being selected and used on the ITV Weather forecasts in Wales throughout the day. A daffodil stood all alone on the Taff Embankment overlooking the River Taff and Millennium Stadium – the same day Cardiff City got promoted to the Premier […]

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FIREWORKS – Happy New Year 2012

Firework displays around the world began to usher in a brand new year – beginning in Sydney, Australia. Quite a subdude start to the first major firework display of the New Year ceremonies – but it did improve when it featured the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Courtesy of Sydney.com Around 100,000 people gathered to watch […]

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JAMES BOND – Skyfall Premiere at Royal Albert Hall

Preparations began in London early on Tuesday 23rd October – ready for the World Premiere of the latest James Bond film – Skyfall. The premiere was being shown at The Royal Albert Hall within the huge dome-shaped structure with the whole surrounding area being taken over for the the guests arriving at the event. Hundreds […]

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MTV The Valleys – The verdict

First there was The Only Way Is Essex (Towie) then came Geordie Shore and Made In Chelsea – so what other stereotypical British areas were left to explore? Hmmmm….. desperate times and so it must be time to feature The Welsh in a brand new MTV series creatively called …ummmm…The Valleys. ‘The Valleys’ had it’s […]

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XFACTOR – Pink tribute act from Caerphilly goes a bit crazy!

ITV 1’s flagship talent show The X Factor returned for the latest series on Saturday 19th August, 2012 and with it a whole host of entertaining singers. (There didn’t seem to be as many freaks and poor singers as previous series – but they now get to show these on ITV2 instead!) The one audition […]

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BRITAINS GOT TALENT-Aquabatique

Back at the end of January 2012, the Britain’s Got Talent circus came to town and made home at The Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. Over 60,000 people auditioned throughout the UK for a place on Britain’s number one talent search – trying to please judges Alesha Dixon, Simon Cowell and David Walliams. You […]

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