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Feb 11, 2017

Birthplace of BBC Cymru Wales

The BBC was accused of airing too many hymns after setting up its first studio in Wales in a room above a Cardiff shop. The studio broadcast to south-west England as well as ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

Wales, and kicked off in 1923 when the British Broadcasting Company (as it then was) aired a live performance of a popular Welsh folk song by baritone Mostyn Thomas. For more about the studio and photos of the first broadcast, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes by the entrance to Barracuda Marketing in Castle Street (next door to the Nisa shop). Or click here