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- Are there any Welsh-language programmes on S4C?
- Will there ever be a Welsh-language fourth channel?
- How much does S4C pay for Newyddion?
- Who is responsible for S4C?
- Why did S4C change the default language from English to Welsh?
- Should S4C close and other Welsh PSBs carry Welsh programming?
- Where can I find suitable Welsh language programmes to watch?
- Will there be a new S4C programme about learning in Wales?
Are there any Welsh-language programmes on S4C?
In addition, some Welsh-language programmes, including Newyddion and Pobol y Cwm, are produced by BBC Wales as part of the BBC’s public service remit, and provided to S4C free of charge. English-language programmes – mainly from Channel 4 – are broadcast on S4C’s analogue channel during the day and late at night, when Welsh programming has ended.
Will there ever be a Welsh-language fourth channel?
Both the Conservative and Labour Parties promised a Welsh-language fourth channel if elected to government in the 1979 general election. Shortly after the Tories won, the new Home Secretary William Whitelaw decided against a Welsh fourth channel.
How much does S4C pay for Newyddion?
In 2007 it received £94m of funding. In addition, some Welsh-language programmes, including Newyddion and Pobol y Cwm, are produced by BBC Wales as part of the BBC’s public service remit, and provided to S4C free of charge.
Who is responsible for S4C?
S4C is controlled by the Welsh Fourth Channel Authority, an independent body unconnected to Ofcom which regulates other UK television channels like the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.
Why did S4C change the default language from English to Welsh?
This is because S4C have reversed the language streams via satellite as Welsh speakers were complaining that they had English commentaries - due to the fact that the boxes had English as the default language. (It saved them having to explain how to change the language to Welsh).
Should S4C close and other Welsh PSBs carry Welsh programming?
If S4C has so few viewers that its service is not viable, then it should be closed and the other Welsh PSBs be made to carry Welsh language programming. How does S4C broadcasting in English fulfil its obligation to bring wider use of the Welsh language to Wales?
Where can I find suitable Welsh language programmes to watch?
Welsh learners will now find it easier to find suitable Welsh language programmes to watch, thanks to a new online channel launched by S4C and the National Centre for Learning Welsh. The new service, called ‘ Sianel Dysgu Cymraeg ’ (Learn Welsh Channel) is part of S4C’s online, on-demand service, ‘S4C Clic’.
Will there be a new S4C programme about learning in Wales?
S4C already broadcasts programmes for Welsh learners, including a dedicated news programme, every Sunday morning. There is digital ‘short-form’ content available for beginners and plans are underway for a new, original series about learners to be broadcast in the spring.
What is the S4C Authority?
S4C is controlled by the S4C Authority (Awdurdod S4C), an independent body unconnected to Ofcom, the regulator of other UK television channels such as ITV and Channel 4.
Who are the members of the S4C?
The current members of the S4C Authority are Bill Davies, John Davies, Cenwyn Edwards, Dyfrig Jones, Glenda Jones, Huw Jones (Chair), Winston Roddick, and Rheon Thomas (Vice Chair).
When did S4C start?
The first television channel to be aimed specifically at a Welsh-speaking audience, S4C is the fourth-oldest terrestrial television channel in Wales after BBC One, ITV and BBC Two. As of 2019–20, S4C had an average of 101 employees. It launched on 1 November 1982, with Channel 4 following on the next day (2 November).
What is the S4C unitary board?
The S4C Unitary Board is an independent broadcasting authority, responsible for S4Cs strategic policy. The Chair and members of the Unitary Board are appointed by the UK governments Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, following an open application process. What kind of programmes are broadcast on S4C?