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
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.”
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
Article for Planet Magazine, No. 208, Nov 2012.
Angela Graham, Development Producer on the BBC Cymru Wales series, The Story of Wales, considers the role of narrative in the television history of a nation and the relationship between broadcasting and academia.
Talk given at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Aug 2012.
“a most wonderful and inspiring address… powerful content… fresh and stimulating”
Angela Graham unpicks Cathays Park’s response to an Assembly investigation into how Wales will communicate in future.
Paper at the conference Reframing history: film, television and the historians, Queen’s University, Belfast, 22 Jun 2012.
Angela Graham explores the potential of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships in the creative industries: The Enigma of Frank Ryan
Angela Graham describes an innovation in domiciliary social care in the capital that should spread to the rest of the country
Angela Graham argues that Welsh Government engagement with broadcasting will need to remain high on the agenda during 2012.