Welsh drama Bang gears up for S2

Bang 2The second series of S4C’s bilingual Welsh drama Bang is gearing up to shoot this autumn.  

The crime series comes from production company Joio and creator/writer Roger Williams, who also executive produces alongside Patrick Irwin and Gwenllian Gravelle. 

Set and filmed in Port Talbot, the series is described by Williams as “the story of a brother, a sister and a gun”.

The first run went on to be shown on BBC Wales and won best drama awards from BAFTA Cymru and the Celtic Media Festival.

Unlike bilingual dramas Keeping Faith and Hinterland, which record separate versions in both Welsh and English, Bang uses a blend.

Much of the dialogue is filmed in Welsh, accompanied by English subtitles, to reflect the linguistic mix that is used in day-to-day life in that area of South Wales.   

From 12 September, Production Intelligence subscribers can log in for details including shoot dates and the key HoDs on Series 2. 

Image; BBC Media Centre. 


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