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Laugh? I nearly had a heart attack!

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Aled Richards was, as far as he knew, a healthy 45 year old living with his two teenage sons, when he suffered a heart attack. Having recovered, that heart attack is now the unlikely subject of his stand-up comedy act. Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death and disability in the world […]

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Sioc…Ges i Harten!

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Ar ôl cael trawiad ar y galon, mae Aled Richards wedi crynhoi ei brofiadau mewn sioe gomedi. Gyda chyfraniadau gan arbenigwyr yn y maes, mae Aled yn dangos nad yw cael harten yn ddiwedd y byd, a bod chwerthin yn bendant yn eli i’r galon. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b5d8sj

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Grand Slam

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On the 40th anniversary of Grand Slam – the greatest rugby comedy made in Wales…or anywhere, come to think of it – Gary Slaymaker takes a look back at the hilarious misadventures of a group of Welsh rugby supporters on their way to Paris, hoping to see a Welsh grand slam. It’s a film that, […]

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A Supporting Actor’s Life for Me

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With an ever-growing list of television and film productions coming to Wales every year, it’s time to pay tribute to the unsung heroes who hang around in the background of many shots: the extras (or, as they’re better known these days, supporting artists). Film reviewer and comedian Gary Slaymaker once spent a very, very long […]

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Disg i’r Dolig

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Mae’r cerddor a rheolwr label, Dai Lloyd, sydd wedi cael llwyddiant gyda sengl Nadoligaidd ei fand ‘Skep’, yn ymchwilio’r ffenomenen blynyddol o ganeuon Nadoligaidd – beth sy’n gwneud cân Nadoligaidd dedwydd, boblogaidd a sut mae creu un? Mae’n ceisio ateb y cwestiwn mawr – pam nad oes mwy o ganeuon pop Cymraeg Nadoligaidd llwyddianus? Mae […]

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Y Cwis Mawreddog

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Cwis hwyliog, gyda thafod yn y boch, yn nodi deugain mlwyddiant Radio Cymru yn 2017. Gary Slaymaker sy’n holi’r cwestiynau, ac Eleri Siôn a Beti George yw’r capteiniaid sy’n ceisio cadw trefn ar Hywel Gwynfryn, Shân Cothi, Kevin Davies a Dylan Ebenezer. Cwis yn dathlu 40 mlynedd o Radio Cymru, felly cwis gyda phwyslais mawr […]

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With Great Power

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The Cardiff Fantasy Centre is Wales’ oldest independent comic book shop. Presenter, and lifelong comic collector, Gary Slaymaker, discusses his passion for the medium, and his connection to this particular shop; while talking to other customers of the Fantasy Centre, who have turned their love for this art into careers within the global comic industry. […]

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The Empire Strikes, Bach

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The Star Wars saga is easily the biggest franchise of all time. December 2015 will see the 7th episode of this huge saga hitting our screens – what is interesting to note is that there are already many connections between the galactic saga and Wales. Film critic, and die hard Star Wars fan Gary Slaymaker […]

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Siwgwr Lwmp

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Ers cael gwbod bod ganddo glefyd y siwgwr Math 2, rhyw 5 mlynedd yn ôl, mae Gary Slaymaker wedi bod yn trafod y cyflwr yn ei sioeau ‘stand-up’. Nawr, mae e wedi casglu’r deunydd mewn i un set gyflawn, ac yn trafod ei brofiadau wrth ddelio’r gyda’r afiechyd – o’r amser gath e’r deiagnosis, i’r […]