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Ten Celtic nominations for S4C programmes

30/01/2007

S4C programmes have been nominated for ten awards at the 2007 Celtic Film and Television Festival, held in March on the island of Skye in Scotland.

Episodes of drama series Con Passionate and Cowbois ac Injans, programmes about soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and pianist Llŷr Williams, factual entertainment series Popeth yn Gymraeg and moving documentary Nôl i Ethiopia have all been nominated.

Gwynfor - Yr Aelod Dros Gymru?, a documentary about politician Gwynfor Evans, and food series Dudley - Y Glannau were also nominated, along with an episode from the series for young people, Campyfan, and animation, Map yr Underground.

Rhian Gibson, S4C’s Director of Commissioning, said: “The Celtic Film and Television Festival attracts entries from every corner of Britain and beyond, and winning ten nominations is quite an achievement. Warmest congratulations to the talented teams involved in making these programmes, in the independent sector, ITV Wales and BBC Wales.”

LIST OF S4C PROGRAMME NOMINATIONS

Animation

Map yr Underground Griffilms

Arts Documentary

Elin Manahan Thomas – Soprano Bach P.O.P.1.

Young People

Campyfan BBC Cymru

Current Affairs

Nôl i Ethiopia ITV Cymru

Feature Documentary

Popeth yn Gymraeg Cwmni Da

Drama Series

Con Passionate Teledu Apollo

Cowbois ac Injans Opus TF

Entertainment

Y Pianydd Llŷr Williams Opus TF

Dudley - Y Glannau Opus TF

Factual Documentary

Gwynfor – yr Aelod Dros Gymru? BBC Cymru

The 2007 Celtic Film and Television Festival is held 28-30 March.

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