Wales at the Edinburgh Festival wins recommission

We’re pleased to say that BBC Wales have recommissioned Small and Clever Productions to make a 1x40’ documentary for BBC One Wales about Welsh and Welsh-based performers at the world’s largest arts festival. Christina Macaulay will exec, and the production team will be based in Edinburgh for the whole of August and will film and edit on site as for the previous successful production.

Remember the Wales v England Five Nations game in 1999?


The one with the Scott Gibbs try and the Neil Jenkins conversion to win the match 32-31?

We're marking 20 years since that amazing game, and we'd like to hear from you if you were there, or maybe you were getting married or even giving birth that day? If you've got a story attached to that game, let us know and you may be featured in a special TV programme. We'd especially like to talk to you if you were shown on TV during the match.

Contact us on or call and leave a message on 029 2267 6716.

NB. This programme is now completed and will tx on BBC One Wales on Friday 22 February at 9.30pm

'Halfway' comedy pilot gets a UK-wide outing


Halfway is a comedy pilot commissioned by Comedy Development Executive Paul Forde at BBC Cymru Wales. New writer Sion Edwards came up with the idea and after working closely with Small and Clever to develop the pilot, Sion wrote six episodes which all stand alone but also have a storyline which gets resolved in the final episode. The pilot was directed by Darragh Mortell and photographed by Chris McGaughey. Small and Clever MD Phillip Moss produced. This sitcom, set in a burger van on a lonely road, got its first outing as a series of 6x5minute episodes, shown on BBC Two Wales in October 2018. A compilation episode was also tx’d on BBC Two Wales, available across the UK until December 2018 on BBC iPlayer.


Shot on three gloriously sunny late September days on location in Treorchy, South Wales, Halfway is the story of a burger van with fewer customers than stars on its food rating. Carol (Laura Dalgleish), husband Dave (Rhodri Evan) and co-worker Lucy (Kristy Philipps) all have different ways of making it through the day - for Carol it’s getting on the phone to the mysterious George, for Dave it’s viewing exploding gas bottles on YouTube and for Lucy, it’s looking after her new pet caterpillar Derek.

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