Secrets of the Celtic Grave

Cyfrinach y Bedd Celtaidd

Sunday 13th June, 8pm

Broadcast Partners

BBC Wales
Channel 5
BBC Three
BBC Bitesize
Discovery Science

Secrets of the Celtic Grave
Cyfrinach y Bedd Celtaidd

– S4C & Smithsonian

Secrets of the Celtic Grave unearths the truth behind the remarkable discovery of a 2000-year-old Celtic Grave in the wild west of Wales in 2018. 

Hayley: Virgin Voter 

– BBC One Wales

In this one-off documentary, self-proclaimed virgin voter Hayley Pearce gets a crash course in Welsh politics to understand how her vote can make a difference.

Cymry ar Gynfas: Series 2 

– S4C

Cymry ar Gynfas brings together six Welsh icons and six artists to create six portraits that reflect the personality of the familiar faces and the unique style of each artist.

Cadw Cyfrinach

– S4C

 In this documentary, and for the first time on camera, one of the survivors who was a former pupil of John Owen, shares his experiences, his thoughts and the effect that years of abuse had on him while at Ysgol Rhydfelen during the 80s. 

The Story of Welsh Art
– BBC Two Wales & BBC Four

Broadcaster Huw Stephens discovers the many treasures of Welsh art, following the story from prehistoric times up to the present day.

Carol Vorderman: Closer to Home
– BBC One Wales

Carol Vorderman takes a road trip of rediscovery as she travels across her home patch of North Wales.

Aled Haydn Jones: Ti, Fi a’r Fam Fenthyg
You, Me and Our Surrogate
– S4C

Head of BBC Radio 1 Aled Haydn Jones and his partner explore the world of surrogacy.
Mae pennaeth BBC Radio 1 Aled Haydn Jones a’i bartner yn trio cael babi yn fiolegol gyda help mam fenthyg.


Strictly Amy: Crohn’s and Me
– BBC One Wales

Strictly professional dancer, Amy Dowden, opens up in this candid documentary about her battle with Crohn’s disease.

Dim Byd i’w Wisgo
Nothing to Wear
– S4C

In this new fashion series, 6 deserving contributors are invited to the Style Studio for a fashion overhaul with the help of a professional styling team.

Anifeiliaid Bach y Byd
Small Animals of the World   – S4C

Welsh language series for children looking at the small animals of the world, from the ocean to our back gardens and beyond.

Desperate To Drive
– BBC One Wales

In Cardiff, a unique driving centre has the power to decide who can regain their driving licences.

The 1900 Island
– BBC One Wales/Network

A four-part series following four families as they head back to the start of the 20th Century to try their hand living as a rural fishing community

Nurses – S4C

We follow Hywel Dda’s district nurses during the Covid 19 pandemic. 
Cyfres yn dilyn gwaith nyrsys cymunedol Bwrdd Iechyd Hywel Dda drwy gyfnod y pandemig.

Agoriad Llygad
An Eye Opener – S4C

A personal and powerful portrait of singer Bethan Richards as she attempts to come to terms with living her life with a severe visual impairment.

Million Pound Handjobs
– Channel 5

Enter the ruthlessly competitive world of the super hand models where fortune is within your grasp if you can prove you have nailed the perfect look.

Hayley Goes…
– BBC Three & BBC One Wales/Network

Hayley Pearce returns for a brand new, six part series as she puts to the test the lifestyle choices that affect her generation today

Merch Fel Fi
A Woman like Me – S4C

April Welsh, a transgender woman from Blackwood, is at a turning point in her life.

Mae April Welsh, menyw drawsryweddol o Goed Duon, ar drobwynt yn ei bywyd

Being First Minister
– BBC One Wales

Documentary following the First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, during his final months in office. With unprecedented behind the scenes access.

Give a Dog a Home
– BBC One Wales

Heavy metal singer and dog lover Benji Webbe joins forces with volunteer pet rescuer and presenter Fran Donovan to find homes for some of Wales’ abandoned puppies and strays.

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Man Who Built America 
– BBC Two Wales & BBC Four

Frank Lloyd Wright is America’s greatest ever architect. In a career spanning seven decades, he built over five hundred buildings, and changed the face of modern architecture.

Wonders of The Great Barrier Reef with Iolo Williams – S4C & BBC Four

On the other side of the world under the crystal clear blue waters of the Pacific Ocean lies one of the most enchanting places on the planet.

Baby Love with Connie Fisher – BBC One Wales

Singer and presenter Connie Fisher tries to answer a difficult question: does she want to be a mum? Women today are waiting later than ever to start a family, but at 34, Connie doesn’t know if motherhood is for her.

The Greatest Poem of World War One: David Jones In Parenthesis
– BBC One Wales & BBC Four

In Parenthesis is considered one of the greatest ever literary works about war.

Make Wales Happy
– BBC One Wales

Happiness – what is it, why is it so important, and how can we attain it? These are some of the questions that Make Wales Happy tackles to mark the first ever Welsh Happiness Day.

Katherine Jenkins: Home For Christmas – BBC One Wales/Network

World renowned mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins comes ‘Home for Christmas’ to host a night of star studded entertainment staring Aled Jones

A Week To Sell Your House – BBC One Wales

Across Wales thousands of properties are stuck on the market, leaving families in limbo, unable to move and concerned that they may never sell their house.

Kyffin Williams: The Man Who Painted Wales – BBC Two

Kyffin Williams was Wales’s best-loved artist, famous for his brooding mountain landscapes. However, his work was never fully accepted by critics or the art establishment.

Being Owen Money
– BBC One Wales

A candid documentary in which Welsh entertainer Owen Money reflects openly about his life, love and career in the months leading up to his 70th Birthday.

Frank Vickery: The Peoples Playwright
– BBC One Wales

Writer and actor Frank Vickery’s premature death in June 2018 was a huge loss to Welsh theatre. 

Abbie Bolitho

With a background in current affairs and factual programmes, Abbie has been able to apply her research and organisational skills to a wide variety of projects in both English and Welsh. These include S4C's Nyrsys, Dim Byd i Wisgo and more recently Beasts - a series on the 'top 10' animals for children which is being sold internationally.

Adrian Grant

Adrian has worked on primetime shows including Emmy Award-winning ‘The Real Full Monty: Ladies Night’, BAFTA Award-winning ‘First Dates’ and more recently he has been Producing content for Channel 4’s True Stories.

Now a Development Producer at Wildflame, Adrian joins the team with an aim to apply his editorial knowledge and experience in developing new shows and formats for the company.

Alexia Barrett

Alexia graduated this year with a BA (Hons) in Journalism Communications and Politics from Cardiff University, and is now kickstarting her career in TV Production, working with Wildflame as a Researcher on their Adventure Living History Series, Ultimate Viking. Alexia will be working across our full range of factual output for UK and international broadcasters.

Cai Glover

Since joining Wildflame in the development team, Cai's worked on several productions using his skills as an editor, self-shooter and researcher including S4C's digital series Bwrw 'Mlan, BBC Bitesize History KS2, S4C's Dim i'w Wisgo and most recently as a shooting assistant producer on the second series of S4C's Nyrsys.

Carrie Smith

Carrie is an award-winning film-maker. She is a director, series producer and edit producer with experience across a wide range of popular factual content, including observational documentaries, popular factual and digital content. She is an expert access negotiator and has successfully secured access to several police forces across the UK, as well as multiple private businesses such as hotels and veterinary practices.

Carrie filmed, produced and directed The Greatest Gift which won Best Factual Series at the Bafta (Cymru) awards. Carrie has also produced behind-the-scenes content and created high-concept digital features for drama co-pro series for the BBC, Netflix & HBO, winning an International Webby award for her work on 'The Ballad of the Peaky Blinders'. Before joining Wildflame Productions, Carrie was a Senior Producer on a brand-new primetime competition format for Channel 4.

Catrin Jones-Shawe

Catrin’s career began in children’s television where she produced content for both S4C and CBBC.

Catrin has a passion for health-based documentaries and in 2019 won a BAFTA Cymru Award for best factual series for Velindre: Hospital of Hope (ITV Wales). Her most recent series, Nyrsys (S4C) is an observational documentary format highlighting the incredible work performed by nurses across Wales.

Celyn Williams

With a passion for history, Celyn has spent her time collecting and telling stories of extraordinary individuals from across Wales.

Her previous work includes a number of high-profile history productions including Time Team, and The Aberfan Wives Club (ITV).

For S4C, Celyn worked on the double Welsh BAFTA winning Adam Price a Streic y Glowyr and more recently, a living history series The 1900 Island (BBC).

Connie Fisher

Connie moved into the world of television after a career as a West End leading lady playing Maria Von Trapp in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Sound of Music.

With a passion for TV and entertainment, Connie leads the development of formats & features projects for Wildflame and works closely with broadcasters creating projects for both high-profile and emerging talent across the full range of factual programming.

Esme Horne

The last 10 years of Esme’s career has been dedicated to understanding the production process and supporting a creative vision from development to transmission. Since joining Wildflame in 2017, Esme has worked across the Wildflame slate: reinforcing the production management team and helping to assure all projects are run smoothly and efficiently.

Gareth Fisher

Gareth has extensive knowledge of the business of production across all genres. He has an outstanding track-record in controlling large production teams and multi-million-pound projects. Gareth has worked with all of the main UK Broadcasters as well as forging strong relationships with International Broadcasters and Co - Production partners.

Leona Cowley

Leona has been with Wildflame since its inception and has a wealth of experience in a senior production management role working on regional and high-profile documentaries being filmed in various exotic and remote locations across the globe. Her extensive experience spans some 25 years working across most programme genres.

Llinos Griffin-Williams

Bafta Cymru Winning Executive Producer, Llinos is Executive Producer, Factual and International Co-productions at Wildflame Productions. She leads on international content development, production and delivery of Factual Programming to Domestic and International Broadcasters and is part of the Wildflame Senior Management Board. Llinos is Vice Chair of RTS Cymru Wales and a member of Welsh Indies Council TAC. 

Manon Alice-Thomas

After graduating with a BA (Hons) from York St. John’s University Business School, Manon gained her first professional experience working in events management. She then completed an internship with Kate Borde at Cardiff based talent agency KBPM, and has recently undertaken a contract as Junior Assistant at the ‘InterTalent Group’, London, supporting the Chairman and Founder, Prof. Jonathan Shalit, OBE.  As a Television Production Coordinator for Wildflame, Manon supports the team across the slate of UK and international productions

Megan Roberts

With a background in Archaeology and Anthropology, Megan's passions lie with telling people's stories both past and present with real empathy and understanding. Having filmed in various locations all over the world, her previous work has included both award winning international productions such as The Wall and more recently delicate observational storytelling in Bois y Rhondda
Megan has joined the team on the international Vikings series and will be working across all Wildflame’s specialist factual programming

Mike Davies

Mike has accrued over a dozen years of experience in company and programme finance.  His expertise encompasses day-to-day financial transactions, managing company-wide spending against fiscal targets, preparation of monthly management accounts and forecasting. He is also responsible for day to day scheduling and running of Wildflame’s editing facilities.

Paul Islwyn Thomas

Paul is founder and CEO of Wildflame Productions and is responsible for the creative and business management of the company. With over 35 years’ experience in the industry, Paul has built an enviable reputation as one of the leading factual Executive Producers and TV Executives working in Wales. Throughout a distinguished career Paul has delivered hundreds of hours of programming for both UK and international broadcasters. He is currently Chair of the highly acclaimed ‘It’s My Shout’ Training Scheme which offers exciting pathways into the industry for all championing diversity and social inclusion.

Sam Lumley

Sam has worked extensively on some big format shows such as ‘The Great British Bake Off’, ‘The Voice’, BBC’s ‘Little Mix: The Search’, and more recently Channel 4’s new ‘Good With Wood’.  

Now at Wildflame, he has joined the development team and will use his editorial experience to help create and evolve future projects and shows alongside the list of broadcasters we work with.

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