In December 2010 Chris guest edited Radio Wales’s Friday phone-in presented by Jason Mohammed which was also filmed for BBC 2W’s The Politics Show. The same week, with co-producer Steve Groves, Chris also produced content for BBC Radio Wales’s shows Jamie and Louise and Roy Noble to celebrate International Day of Disabled People and his own Turning Points project

Radio

2007: Chris’s first programme for BBC Radio 4, My History of Falconry, was a 15 minute stand-alone exploration of his enduring love of birds of prey and 10 year relationship with a cantankerous Harris Hawk called Sparky. Click the picture to listen to an extract.  

Film & TV

Chris’s short film, Clicker, was broadcast live on the outdoor Big Screens in 24 towns and cities across Wales, Scotland, Ireland and England over the 2010 Christmas period and again in 2011.  Click here to view Clicker and other films in the series, Tales of First and Second Sight.

Previous TV credits include:

Edge of Dylan, 2009, BBC2

Define Normal re-edit on the Community Channel, 2008

Chicken Tonight digital story, BBC 2W, 2007

Produced and directed 5 short training films for the Welsh Assembly Government’s Potentia project, 2006

Define Normal, BBC 2W, 2005

One in Six, HTV series, 2003

On Show, BBC Wales arts show, 2003

Written Off, Adrian Mourby, for BBC TV’s Playhouse Wales, 1988

Journalism

3rd December 2010, guest edited The Friday Phone-in with Jason Mohammed for BBC Radio Wales to celebrate International Day of Disabled People

2007-2009, Feature Writer for The Big Issue Cymru

2008, Guest Editor of Disability Wales‘ journal, More Than Words

2007, Guest Editor, Art Disability Culture Magazine, London

1994-2000, Editor, ADWaith, Arts Disability Wales’s magazine

1995-2000, Editor, Cardiff and Vale Coalition of Disabled People’s News

Articles contributed to other magazines including New Welsh Review, Choice, Mailout, Forum News, Drama Association of Wales’s News, Folk Roots, Taplas, Venue and What’s Happening

2009-2010: Chris wrote and presented a 5 part series for BBC Radio 4. My Mile of the River explored his relationship with one reach of the River Wye during the turning of a year.  Click the picture to listen to an extract.

Writing

2010, poetry, haiku, published in Dancing Pilgrimage of Water, (Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)

2010, Words to Wales, edited and contributed to an anthology of poetry and prose

2005, short story, Low Monitor, published in Hidden Dragons anthology (Parthian)