Stuff you’d only get on Radio Four part 2364 – a drama about S4C! Of course it’s the thirtieth anniversary of both that and its English language brother this week but while the current Channel Four, never knowingly interesting, isn’t doing anything about it, it looks like S4C are churning out the clips most nights and showing programmes voted for by viewers – and brilliantly, the schedules all have “subsequent programmes are subject to change” disclaimers, so clearly they don’t know what they’re going to be showing and how long it’ll be. The only English celebrations of this penblwydd hapus are here, which tells the true story of how Gwynfor Evans went on a hunger strike until the Government promised there’d be a Welsh TV channel.
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Creamguide's Pick of the Day
Not the greatest episode of the series last week, we didn’t think, but there were still lots of nice bits in it and we quite like how it would have wound up those people who think the only children who should appear in Doctor Who are Victorian ghost children. The story arc in this series has been pretty minimal, with Michelle Gomez making only the briefest of cameos, but here’s where it all pays off with the first part of the finale.
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