Yearly Archives: 2012

Other Industry Activity

The Welsh Academy Writers’ Fair   A Novel Pitch –  with Jasper Rees.
Pitching creative ideas, in person or in writing, to a publisher or agent. Nov 2012.
BAFTA Cymru/Wales Current Affairs Jury Member, 2012
Chair, The Media and Me: Leveson, Accountability and the Media in Wales,
Welsh Labour Festival Opening Session: July 2012.
Speakers: Chris Bryant, M.P., Ken Skates, A.M. and David Donovan, National Officer, BECTU.

The Story of Wales

Development Producer

The Story of Wales    BBC / The Open University
6 x 60-minute documentaries on the history of Wales, presented by Huw Edwards.
BBC 1 Wales  BBC 2 Network  2012 / 2013

Audience Appreciation Rating of 92: highest for any BBC programme on any BBC channel Jan ’11 to date, apart from Frozen Planet.
28% audience share

BAFTA Cymru Wales 2013

4 Nominations: Best Factual Series, Editing, Presenter, Original Music

new-maks-float-3872Best Presenter: Huw Edwards


Huw Edwards, accepting the award for Best Presenter, said, “Opportunities to present a series like this come round for a presenter once in a lifetime. I was incredibly fortunate to be asked to do it. The biggest thanks of all is to Green Bay, a company with which I’ve worked for over ten years now, always setting  – under Phil George and John Geraint – the highest possible standards. Diolch arbennig iawn i gwmni Green Bay am eu gwaith trwyadl o’r safon uchaf posib.”

new-maks-float-3872Gwyn Alf Williams Award

“remarkable programmes”

Phil George and John Roberts receiving the award from Carwyn Jones (Photo: BAFTA Cymru / Huw John)
Phil George and John Roberts receiving the award from Carwyn Jones (Photo: BAFTA Cymru / Huw John)

First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, presenting the award, said the series was “an outstanding achievement, delivering Welsh history to a wide audience in an attractive, entertaining and accessible way.”  He quoted the specialist BAFTA jury as affirming that, “this series will, in its own right, become a lasting work of reference for future historians.”

Royal Television Society Programme Awards Nomination 2013

Celtic Media Festival Awards Nomination 2013

Huw Edwards
Huw Edwards

25/25 Vision: Welsh horizons across 50 years

Essayist                              25 / 25 Vision: Welsh Horizons Across Fifty Years, From Sept 2012.
25 Welsh writers: essays providing a profound and revealing commentary on a half century of the nation’s history.
A book to celebrate the 25th birthday of the Institute of Welsh Affairs.
Writers include Angela Graham, Bethan Gwanas, Tessa Hadley, Patrick McGuinness.
Photographic portraits of the 25 authors by the photographer John Briggs in an exhibition travelling across Wales from autumn 2012 to autumn 2013.
DYLAN THOMAS CENTRE, SWANSEA till 30th August 2013.
For more information, and
25/25 Vision is in association with Literature Wales and is sponsored by the H’mm Foundation.  
25/25 Exhibition
25/25 Vision at Aberystwyth Arts Centre April ’13 
Photo John Briggs