Tuesday, January 19, 2010

BBC Cymru Wales confirms plans for drama centre

From the BBC Press Office:
BBC Cymru Wales has confirmed that construction on a new drama production centre will start within months, if planning consent is granted.

Menna Richards, Director of BBC Cymru Wales, also confirmed that a site at Roath Basin in Cardiff Bay has been identified for the new production base which will bring together a range of BBC dramas, including Doctor Who, Casualty and the BBC's longest-running TV soap Pobol y Cwm.

"The BBC has confirmed it is to build a drama centre at Roath Basin in Cardiff Bay and has reached agreement with key partners to complete the site, subject to planning consent," she said.

"This is a fantastic opportunity to build on the success of BBC Wales drama production and the wider creative industries in Wales.

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