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Comedy circuit star Rhod Gilbert is joined each week by a fellow comic for entertaining chat and banter. Broadcast on BBC Radio Wales, every Saturday from 11.30 AM to 1.30 PM.
Religious affairs programme, tackling the thornier issues of the day in a thought-provoking manner
Elis James looks at what’s been happening in Welsh Football this week, in the company of former Wales internationals Danny Gabbidon and Iwan Roberts.
Scrum V Rugby
Martyn Williams joins Steff Garrero for the inside track on the week's big rugby news.
Nicola Heywood Thomas previews the best of the Welsh contemporary arts scene in her weekly round-up
Sunday Supplement
Award-winning analysis of the week's political stories in Wales and the world, plus a review of the Sunday papers.
Geraint Hardy and friends cast an eye on what’s been happening, what’s ahead and what’s got people talking in Welsh sport. Big interviews, big opinions and big laughs.
Country Focus
Programme serving everyone living in the countryside and tackling the issues affecting them. With rural, farming and environmental news
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Former Wales and Lions captain Sam Warburton joins Martyn and Steff at the Principality Stadium for this week's Pod
All change for trains? Guests include Christian Wolmar, Prof Mark Barry, Chief Executive of Transport for Wales James Price, & Transport Focus spokesperson Linda McCord. Another crunch week for Brexit - what will it bring? Analysis from Brussels journalist Jennifer Baker. And Swansea University lecturer Aled Eirug's new book documents the impac ...…
Young people across the UK are drinking less alcohol, and research is showing that many are never starting. According to data on the last decade, abstinence is becoming ‘more mainstream.’The abuse of drink continues to be a problem for many, however. The charity Alcohol Concern is sponsoring an Alcohol Awareness Week next month, while a cancer ...…
The project to restore the "jewel in the crown" of Wales' ancient woodland and a call for volunteer, community, lichenologists
Rhod takes umbrage with people criticising his hair, Barry scores a basket with a tissue and where are Rhod and Barry's front door keys?
Martyn and Steff look at Wales' back row options without Taulupe Faletau and analyse the chances of the Scarlets and Blues making the knockout stages of the Champions Cup.
Elis, Iwan and Danny wind the clock back to 1985 when Mark Hughes scored a belter against Spain and reflect on Wales' best moments at the Millennium (Principality) Stadium.
Elis, Danny and Iwan celebrate brilliant goals from Swansea, Newport and Aaron Ramsey. Iwan mistakenly sends the wrong text to Newport's manager and tries to defend Joe Ralls
Professor Laura McAllister on Plaid Cymru, the Greens and the SNP conferences. Plus - chair of 'Republicans Overseas UK' Sarah Elliott discusses Judge Kavanaugh; Labour's Nia Griffith on the return to Parliament; Professor Richard Beardsworth on 100 years of international politics at Aberystwyth University; Labour MP Jo Stevens MP and the artis ...…
We’ve just experienced a run of the hottest years on record. Our recent scorching summer in the UK delighted many, while others found the unbroken days of Mediterranean sunshine a trial, and longed for autumn. But around the world, extreme weather events have wreaked devastation with heatwaves, fires, hurricanes, floods and droughts; and meltin ...…
How close is too close? We hear how a boom in the use of recreational drones has raised fears about their impact on wildlife and catch up with the latest autumnal developments
Angela Barnes adjudicates Rhod and Andrew Bird's boring factory job stories. And Angela's nursing skills come to the fore when confronted with Rhod's webbed fingers.
Martyn and Steff talk about Jonathan Davies, Willis Halaholo and Pro14 derby matches.
Elis James, Danny Gabbidon and Iwan Roberts look at what’s been happening in Welsh Football this week. In this edition of the podcast, they discuss the future of Aaron Ramsey, enter the Team GB debate and track the progress of Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newport County and Wrexham. They also answer a few social media critics too.…
The Conservative Party's conference in Birmingham, Plaid Cymru's new leader Adam Price on his vision for Wales, Labour AM Vaughan Gething and Michael White discuss the significance of the 1968 Race Relations Act, and Professor Anthony Pereira on the forthcoming elections in Brazil. Reviewing the papers are shadow secretary of state for Wales Ch ...…
Dilys Price OBE is a teacher, dancer, and founder of the Cardiff based Touch Trust, a charity working with people with disabilities through arts, movement and dance. She’s most widely known as the world’s oldest female skydiver, and now at 86 she’s just become a fashion model. She grew up in a Bible College where her family welcomed Jewish refu ...…
A call to listen out for Tawny owls this autumn and winter and as the nights draw in and the weather turns colder we'd love to see your autumnal pictures
'Social class quiz' has to be abandoned, again, much to Rhod's frustration. And Barry Castagnola has another tale of his mum's 'Monkey Madness'.
Nicola Heywood Thomas focuses on Welsh National Opera’s autumn season, speaks to a festival organiser and is joined by Elin Manahan Thomas
Elis, Danny and Iwan talk Cardiff City's identity, Jose Mourinho vs Paul Pogba and much more in this week's podcast.
Geraint joins Martyn & Steff to talk rugby and to make fun of George North...
Montgomeryshire Conservative MP Glyn Davies on what's next for the Brexit negotiations, Pontypridd Labour MP Owen Smith on another referendum; Alistair Campbell's diaries, Sir Emyr Jones Parry on the relevance of the UN, Cardiff University's Dr Jonathan Kirkup on whether the two-party system is becoming more dominant & reviewing the Sunday pape ...…
Freshers’ week starts in many places next week: student life can be a significant time of self-exploration and learning for many, often as they leave home for the first time. But in the context of freshers week partying and then intensive studying, what are the unique challenges facing people of faith, and how important is faith in the wider co ...…
We ask, are we making the most of the cruise ship market and meet the woman using spent gun cartridges to make a bespoke country gift
Rhod and co-hosts, Sian Harries, dog Rosie,an Apple and last but not least Lloyd Langford
Nick Robinson and Steff look at some controversial moments in the Pro14 and Premiership
This is a bonus Welsh language podcast from Elis James' Feast of Football.
Elis, Danny and Iwan talk about Douglas Costa's spitting, marking Ryan Giggs and just how good Eden Hazard is in this week's episode.
Elis, Danny and Iwan discuss Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newport County, Wrexham and the fantasy league in part two of this week's episode.
Nick Robinson steps in for Martyn as Liam Williams start his season in style.
Elis, Danny and Iwan discuss Wales' defeat to Denmark, Ethan Ampadu and Roy Keane and in part one of this week's episode.
Elis, Danny and Iwan discuss Wales' match against Denmark, the benefits of cryotherapy and we find out why Danny was absent from the last podcast recording in this week's episode.
In this week’s episode, Elis, Iwan and producer Andrew discuss Wales’ emphatic 4-1 win over Republic of Ireland and previews their next match against Denmark in Aarhus.
Martyn and Steff look at the opening round of the Pro14 and Premiership
Born in Treforest in 1891, Morfydd Owen was the bright hope of Welsh music when she took up a place at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music. And yet she would die tragically young, following an operation conducted at the Oystermouth home of her parents-in-law. Nicola Heywood-Thomas looks at the life, the mystery and the musical legacy of Morf ...…
Elis, Danny and Iwan talk Cardiff's goal drought, Swansea's lack of signings and Mourinho's meltdown in part two of this week's episode.
In part one of this week's episode, Elis, Danny and Iwan react to the breaking news of Ryan Giggs' squad announcement for the games against the Republic of Ireland and Denmark, then to more breaking news as Hal Robson-Kanu's retires from international football. The boys also preview Wales' huge match against England for a place in next year's F ...…
Martyn and Steff look at how well the Welsh regions can perform in this season's Pro14
Elis James' Feast of Football is back for a second season - subscribe!!
Elis, Danny and Iwan discuss Wrexham's superb start to the season, Paul Dummett's comments on a return to international football and much, much more in this week's episode.
Gareth Rhys Owen travels to Bath to speak to Jamie Roberts for this week's podcast.
In this week's episode, Elis and Iwan discuss Swansea and Wrexham's impressive start and Jordan Ayew plus they preview Cardiff City's hopes ahead of their opening match.
This is a bonus, Welsh language podcast from Elis James' Feast of Football featuring Elis James and Iwan Roberts discussing Jordan Ayew's future and Sunday school memories.
Geraint is joined by the Radio Wales football team, Owain Tudur Jones and Gary Lockett
Elis, Danny and Iwan look ahead to the new season, and how the Welsh clubs will fare
No rugby so here's a documentary we made about one of you lot winning the Tour de France
Steve James looks back on a career changing three weeks in France for Geraint Thomas
Geraint Hardy is joined by a number of Welsh sporting starts this week! Hurdler Dai Greene, former Wales scrum-half Richie Rees, Newport manager Mike Flynn and boxer Liam Williams
Steff heads to the Royal Welsh Show to speak to Cardiff Blues' number eight Nick Williams, Dragons and Wales flanker Aaron Wainwright and Wales and Ospreys blindside Dan Lydiate
Geraint Hardy chats about the week's topics with Martyn Williams and Mike Powell
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