Newsweek Wales - Sunday 19th January

On Newsweek Wales, the Welsh high streets that are struggling to survive, with around one in seven of our high street shops now empty. But what can be done to help? Plus, why rugby legend James Hook is swapping the pitch for paper to try his hand as a children's author. And we hear from the the 91-year-old man that's been given a lifetime supply of free drinks after joining his local club 70 years ago.

Wales On TV: Episode 8

The story of Wales - as seen on the small screen.

In 1983 Charles and Diana wow the crowds at Caerphilly Castle.

In 1999 Pass Go! Wales gets its own Monopoly edition.

Sharp End January 13th

It's a new year, but the same old problems for our NHS. Owain Phillips is joined by Plaid Cymru's Helen Mary Jones, Angela Burns for the Conservatives and Labour's Huw Irranca-Davies, as James Crichton-Smith takes a look back at the issues over the past week.
Elsewhere Owain caught up with the new Welsh Secretary as he toured his new Cardiff home & as Cardiff Council prepares to publish its 10-year travel plan, we hear from Ben Cottam of the Federation of Small Businesses and Ellen Jones from Sustrans Cymru on what changes they'd like to see.

Sharp End January 6th

It's the first Sharp End of 2020 so Owain Phillips was joined by former Conservative adviser Sian Jones and Prof Roger Awan-Scully from Cardiff University to look ahead at what the new year may hold.
Rob Osborne hears what Welsh Labour figures want from their next UK leader as the contest to replace Jeremy Corbyn gets underway. Adam Price tells us why he still believes Plaid can triumph at in Senedd elections in 2021 and Brexit Party MEP James Well and Labour's Jackie Jones share their experiences as they enter their final days as MEPs.

Wales On TV: Episode 7

The story of Wales - as seen on the small screen.

In 1976 it’s a comedy night out at Caerphilly’s Double Diamond Club.

In 1997 the Urdd Eisteddfod is on the march for its 75th birthday.

Coast & Country: Episode 24

Ruth Wignall is travelling at a slower pace on the beautiful Rheidol Valley steam train from Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge.

Andrew Price is exploring the amazing Carreg Cennin castle near Llandeilo and Hannah Thomas is on Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons.

Sharp End December 16th

It's the last Sharp End of 2019 and with the election done and dusted, Adrian Masters was back in Westminster to meet three of the new crop of Welsh MPs - Sarah Atherton, Virginia Crosbie and Fay Jones.

We also heard from two MPs from the class of 2017, Plaid's Ben Lake and Labour's Anna McMorrin, who both increased their majorities.

And as the year draws to a close, former Conservative adviser Lauren McEvatt looks ahead to what a Conservative-majority government has in store for 2020.

Coast & Country: Episode 23

Ruth Wignall is at Dyffryn Gardens which is undergoing a huge restoration project.

Andrew Price meets the animals who live to over a hundred years.

And we meet the Mr & Mrs champion cyclists tackling Snowdonia.