House of Commons
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Y GWYLL/HINTERLAND
EDM #633
Tabled 28 October 2013
2013-14 Session
That this House welcomes the launch of S4C's new bilingual prime-time detective drama series Y Gwyll/Hinterland; notes that it represents a new and exciting concept for programmes in Wales, with the all-Welsh cast filming four episodes back-to-back in Welsh and English, with the Welsh-language version to broadcast on S4C and the English-language version pre-sold to BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Four; further notes that the ground-breaking series was filmed and set in the stunning surroundings and landscapes of Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, and Wales; notes that Y Gwyll/Hinterland was filmed as a joint partnership between S4C, Fiction Factory, All 3 Media, and Tinopolis; further notes the success of the première in Aberystwyth on 18 October 2013; further welcomes the international interest in the series with Danish television pre-buying the series, and its showing at BAFTA in London and at Mipcom in Cannes, France; further welcomes its first broadcast on S4C on 29 October 2013 and on BBC Cymru Wales in 2014; wishes the programme continued success in the months ahead; further notes the continued strength and success of television and drama production in Wales; and further notes how important the creative sector is to the Welsh economy and its role in showcasing Wales to the world.