Wildflame wins RTS Cymru Award!

Apr 11, 2022

At the Royal Television Society Cymru Awards 2022, on April 8, Wildflame won an RTS Award in ‘News and Current Affairs 2021’.

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Dylan Wyn Richard’s film ‘John Owen: Cadw Cyfrinach’ wins the RTS Cymru Wales Best ‘News & Current Affairs Award’ presented at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama on the 8th April 2022. Wildflame would like to express huge gratitude to Dylan Wyn Richards (Producer/Director), Susie Phillips (Producer), Claire Hill (Producer) and Al Edwards (Editor) for producing such a powerful and emotive film.

Paul Islwyn Thomas (Executive Producer) would like to acknowledge the extraordinary courage of Gareth Potter for telling his story with such truthfulness, honesty and integrity.

Thanks to the entire WIldflame team, S4C and to Commissioning Editors Llinos Wynne and Geraint Evans.

‘John Owen: Cadw Cyfrinach’ also known as ‘Keeping a Secret’ aired on S4C on April 7 2021.

In this documentary, for the first time on camera, a survivor and former pupil of John Owen, Gareth Potter, shares his experiences, his thoughts and the effect that years of abuse had on him while at Ysgol Rhydfelen during the 80s.

This programme is available with English subtitles on S4C Clic and BBC iPlayer.


Wildflame also sponsored the RTS Cymru Award ‘Postgraduate Non-Scripted’. This Student Award was won by ‘Pontypool RFC: One Game, from Cardiff Metropolitan University’

See the list of RTS Cymru Award Nominations here.

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