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Articles about Television Wales and West

TWW coverage map

Published 13 June 2023

A 1966 map of the TWW region

Open to suggestion

Published 26 April 2021

Settling into her new job on air at TWW, Maureen Staffer has some ideas for the presentation department.

Now Welsh ITV

Published 14 January 2021

It’s launch day for TWW in 1958

The Year in Commercial Television

Published 7 December 2020

1958 approaches… has the corner turned for ITV?

The fall of Teledu Cymru

Published 12 August 2020

The ITA reports on their biggest failure to date: the fall of Wales (West and North) Television in 1964

From the Televault: TWW’s unique top floor

Published 1 October 2019

What goes on high above us all at TWW’s studios?

TWW & WWN archives

Published 19 June 2019

For researchers: source documents relating to TWW and Teledu Cymru from the Transdiffusion archives

Programme preview for Wales and West

Published 10 June 2019

TWW’s programme controller provides a rundown of forthcoming ITV programmes to the South Wales Argus in 1961

Factsheet 1966: Independent Television in Wales / Teledu Annibynnol yng Nghymru

Published 30 August 2018

An introduction to television for Wales in 1966 / Cyflwyniad i deledu yng Nghymru yn 1966

Factsheet 1966: The Independent Television Authority

Published 9 August 2018

An introduction to Independent Television in 1966

Frost joins tycoons in shock ITV shake-up

Published 23 July 2018

The Daily Mirror reports on the decisions taken by the ITA in the ITV franchise round of 1967

Televising Wales and the West

Published 14 January 2018

Celebrating 60 years of ITV in South Wales and the West

Teledu yng ngwlad y gân

Published 6 November 2017

⧉ Have a look at TWW’s output in Welsh in 1960 in our new bilingual subsite

Independent Television Service for Wales and the West

Published 23 October 2017

Inside a twice forgotten strange interlude

Tonight’s TWW and Teledu Cymru… in 1967

Published 26 July 2017

A look at what was on TWW and Teledu Cymru on Wednesday 26 July 1967

Iris Jones

Published 29 June 2017

An interview from 2001 with Teledu Cymru continuity announcer and actress Iris Jones, republished upon her death on 29 June 2017

✎ Funny things that happen in television: the ebook

Published 11 April 2017

John Mead’s fun account of a life behind the camera is now available as an ebook

✎ One for sorrow, two for joy, three for a really weird historical anachronism

Published 19 January 2017

Magpie gets weird in 1967

Tonight’s TWW… in 1966

Published 23 January 2016

A look at what was on TWW’s General Service on Sunday 23 January 1966

Men of Harlech (ironically)

Published 5 October 2015

Teledu Cymru starts the day in 1965

Join the dots

Published 30 July 2015

Wales (West & North) Television’s dotty life

Come to an end

Published 26 July 2015

TWW’s last ever programme – in full

One service, two areas, three audiences

Published 12 January 2015

The trials of covering Wales and the west of England

Maureen Staffer

Published 15 June 2013

Richard Jones speaks to Maureen Staffer, announcer and presenter for TWW

John Mead: Part III – Telly Welly

Published 12 October 2011

Remembering John Mead: the memoirs of the late actor, announcer, producer and director John Mead from when he joined TWW

Tiptoe through the Startups – 4

Published 2 December 2006

Roddy Buxton plunges into the TBS archives one more time.

Memories of ITV

Published 3 September 2005

Richard Wyn Jones grew up with ITV in Wales… and loved every minute of it

Compare and contrast…

Published 10 December 2004

Thomson buys ITV’s special effects unit TWW History

Teledu Cymru

Published 24 May 2004

Regionalism restrained


Published 24 May 2004

Hard done by all

Nevermind: TWW

Published 24 May 2004

An ident used on-screen that never really took off

Big Brother’s Bigger Brother

Published 7 October 2003

Russ J Graham on those who have been kicked out of ITV

Goodnight from TWW

Published 1 February 2003

…to two countries

A channel for Wales

Published 1 January 2002

Dafydd Hancock on the twists and turns before S4C

Last Exit

Published 1 January 2002

Richard Jones on Lord Hill vs TWW

Terry Humphries

Published 1 January 2002


Year zero

Published 1 January 2002

Every new ITV company has reinvented the wheel

New Affiliations

Published 1 August 2001

How ITV could have been done

The Crossroads Option

Published 1 January 2001

Kif Bowden-Smith on the workings of an optional network

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
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