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Book: Unruly: The Ridiculous History of England's Kings and Queens

A tale of power, glory, and gore from Arthur to Elizabeth 1 by David Mitchell [more inside]
posted by winesong on Feb 6, 2024 - 10 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Up the Town?  Season 2, Ep 15

Season finale. Review here.
posted by jenfullmoon on Nov 15, 2023 - 7 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Worst Case Scenario  Season 2, Ep 14

With promotion still up in the air, co-chairmen Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds bring in friends and sponsors to help raise the club's profile.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Nov 8, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Family Business  Season 2, Ep 13

Family is everything for the members of Wrexham AFC and we meet the fathers, mothers, daughters, and sons behind some key people.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Nov 8, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Hand of Foz  Season 2, Ep 12

Wrexham AFC and Notts County clash at the Racecourse in the biggest match in the history of the National League.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Nov 2, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Yn Codi  Season 2, Ep 11

The Wrexham Women's Team battle for promotion and try to set a Welsh attendance record at the Racecourse.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 26, 2023 - 7 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Gresford  Season 2, Ep 10

The darkest day in Wrexham history looms over the team and town as they try to shift to a winning mentality.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 26, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Glove Triangle  Season 2, Ep 9

The return of Rob Lainton complicates the goalie situation while Co-Chairmen Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds make a difficult roster decision.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 19, 2023 - 3 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: The Grind  Season 2, Ep 8

Injuries, the weather, and a brutal schedule test Wrexham AFC as the team enters do or die time.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 19, 2023 - 2 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Giant Killers  Season 2, Ep 7

The FA Cup provides Wrexham a chance to live up to its storied past and to take on teams playing many leagues above them.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 13, 2023 - 5 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Ballers  Season 2, Ep 6

The most dominant football team in Wales takes the pitch as they race toward promotion while juggling their day jobs.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Oct 5, 2023 - 6 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: First Losers  Season 2, Ep 5

After a second place finish last season and with Notts County challenging for first place, Wrexham AFC focuses on building a winning mentality.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 29, 2023 - 2 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Shaun's Vacation  Season 2, Ep 4

Some self-inflicted chaos unfolds in Wrexham thanks to co-chairmen Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, much to the frustration of Executive Director Humphrey Ker.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 29, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Nott Yet  Season 2, Ep 3

Wrexham are playing well but their hopes for promotion are under threat thanks to the amazing play of a surging rival — Notts County.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 23, 2023 - 1 comment

Welcome to Wrexham: The Quiet Zone  Season 2, Ep 2

Wrexham striker Paul Mullin tackles challenges on and off the pitch; introducing Wrexham superfan Millie Tipping.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 23, 2023 - 4 comments

Welcome to Wrexham: Welcome Back to Wrexham  Season 2, Ep 1

A new football season begins as the town, the team, and owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney prepare to welcome King Charles III.
posted by kitten kaboodle on Sep 16, 2023 - 6 comments

Movie: The Silent Twins

Based on the lives of June and Jennifer Gibbons, real-life identical twins who grew up in Wales and became known as "the silent twins" because of their refusal to communicate with anyone but each other. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 15, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: The Feast

Set in the Welsh countryside, a politician and his wife are aided by a strange young woman when they hold a dinner party. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Dec 30, 2021 - 1 comment

The Crown: Tywysog Cymru  Season 3, Ep 6

Prince Charles is sent to Aberystwyth to learn Welsh from an ardent nationalist in preparation for the ceremony for his investiture as Prince of Wales.
posted by Cash4Lead on Nov 25, 2019 - 17 comments

The Crown: Aberfan  Season 3, Ep 3

A horrible disaster in the Welsh town of Aberfan leaves scores of children dead, but when the Queen takes a week to decide to visit the town to offer solace to its people, she must confront her reasons for postponing the trip.
posted by Cash4Lead on Nov 20, 2019 - 23 comments

2019 Cricket World Cup: Omnibus tournament thread

The 12th edition, held in England and Wales - 30th May to 14th July [more inside]
posted by Gyan on May 31, 2019 - 88 comments

Requiem: Matilda  Season 1, Ep 1

Cellist Matilda Grey finds a box at her mother's house containing press cuttings regarding the disappearance of a little girl, Carys Howell, twenty-four years earlier in the Welsh village of Penllynith. Accompanied by her friend Hal Fine she travels to the village to unravel the threads of her past. [more inside]
posted by chappell, ambrose on Feb 13, 2018 - 3 comments

Hinterland: Devil's Bridge  Season 1, Ep 1

On his first day on a new job DCI Tom Mathias investigates a blood-soaked bathroom and the disappearance of 64 year old Helen Jenkins. The inquiry focuses on an old Children's home above the ravine spanned by the Devil's Bridge. [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Apr 5, 2015 - 3 comments

Archer: Achub Y Morfilod  Season 6, Ep 11

Archer whisks Lana away for a romantic getaway. In Wales. And to aid Welch terrorists. Meanwhile, everyone gives Ray a hand. This episode brought to you by Glengoolie. "For the best of times."
posted by Thorzdad on Mar 20, 2015 - 14 comments

Constantine: The Darkness Beneath  Season 1, Ep 2

Deep in the mountains of Western Pennsylvania, John is the small mining community of Heddwich's only defense against an ancient Welsh spirit. In the course of protecting these isolated innocents, John finds a vital new ally in a mysterious young woman named Zed. [more inside]
posted by obloquy on Nov 5, 2014 - 30 comments

Movie: Pride

During the UK coal miner's strike in 1984, a group of gays and lesbians in London decide to raise funds to support the miners, in a show of solidarity against the tactics of Margaret Thatcher's government. When the national union won't accept their donations, they contact a small village in Wales directly, where an initially hesitant reception gradually opens hearts and minds all around. A warm hearted comedy, chock full of great British actors including Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, and Andrew Scott. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Oct 2, 2014 - 13 comments

Torchwood: Everything Changes  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

When South Wales Police Officer Gwen Cooper witnesses the resurrection of a murder victim, it begins her journey into a dangerous underworld of savage monsters and alien hunters. Her chance encounter with the enigmatic Captain Jack Harkness and the Torchwood team will change her life forever.
posted by zarq on Jun 13, 2014 - 35 comments

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