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EDM (Early Day Motion) 633: tabled on 28 October 2013

Tabled in the 2013-14 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

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.