Home > Archives

Articles about S4C

Tonight’s BBCtv… and S4C… in 1986

Published 25 April 2018

A look at what was on BBC Television and S4C on Friday 25 April 1986

Christmas Day on television… in 2007

Published 24 December 2017

A look at what was on television on Christmas Day 2007

► Sianel 4

Published 19 May 2017

A documentary from 13 October 1982 discusses how S4C came to be

Wales in the Eighties

Published 3 December 2015

BBC Wales looks at the principality in the 1980s – a decade of unemployment, depression and Superted

Cutting remarks

Published 20 October 2010

Given the pro-BBC lobby’s near-meltdown at the merest thought of yesterday’s licence fee settlement (not only frozen but with additional expenditure tacked on as well), it’s rather perplexing to still…

Frozen asset

Published 19 October 2010

It’s true that the BBC has now managed to secure licence fee funding for another six years, but only the most pessimistic would have thought anything otherwise under the circumstances;…

The S4/C problem

Published 10 September 2010

Now is not a good time for Welsh television broadcaster S4/C, which has just been given an ultimatum by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt to draw up a financial plan for…

A Tribute to Owen Edwards

Published 9 September 2010

Nigel Stapley remembers the man who founded S4C

The slow death of S4C?

Published 19 August 2010

S4C appears to be in trouble. What has happened in Cardiff – and Wales – to scupper the broadcasting success story of the 1980s?

Channel 4’s own goal

Published 11 June 2009

Broadcast Now: Five wins final Freeview HD slot Broadcast Now: Freeview HD plans in doubt Whilst bidding for something like a slot on the new Freeview HD multiplex, the very,…

The future according to ITV

Published 17 October 2008

ITV, Channel 4 and BBC to launch HD channels on Freeview next year We’re told that the future of broadcasting is high definition, yet ITV’s HD proposal for Freeview contains…

The Fourth Channel at 25

Published 18 November 2007

A quarter century of Channel 4 and S4/C.

A Tribute to Gwynfor Evans

Published 1 April 2005

Russ J Graham remembers the will behind S4C

Just a minute

Published 24 May 2004

Selling presentation to children by accident

The True Cost

Published 1 January 2004

Because commercial television isn’t free

A Call To Arms

Published 1 January 2004

Russ J Graham writes an open letter to the Welsh Assembly

Generations

Published 1 January 2002

Ian Beaumont on the eras of the fourth channel

A channel for Wales

Published 1 January 2002

Dafydd Hancock on the twists and turns before S4C

File on Four

Published 1 January 2002

Our Writers’ Forum on C4 and its impact

Before and After

Published 1 September 2001

Andrew Hesford-Booth waits for Four

Teledu comes of age

Published 1 February 2001

Richard Jones celebrates the arrival of S4C

Sbectel

Published 1 January 2001

A quick look at S4C’s text service

S4C’s past in pictures

Published 1 January 2001

S4C’s early days in pictures