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S4C to make Welsh language version of Gogglebox

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Welsh language broadcaster S4C has announced that it’s looking for a production company to make Gogglebocs Cymru – a Welsh language version of the hit Channel 4 TV reaction show, Gogglebox.

The programme, to be made under licence from Studio Lambert, will be broadcast in late Autumn 2022.

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S4C say Gogglebocs Cymru will play an important role in its provision, and the winning company will work together with S4C, Channel 4 and Studio Lambert to ensure the success of the production in the Welsh language.

They add that the casting will need to reflect modern Wales in its entirety and the series will play a key commissioning role in the year of the Channel’s 40th birthday.

It adds that its aim with the casting process will be to celebrate Welsh characters around Wales and Welsh speakers in and around the rest of the UK.

S4C’S Chief Content Officer, LLinos Griffin-Williams, said: “I am thrilled that Channel 4 has, for the first time, made an exception with one of their most valued formats, by agreeing to release exclusivity of Gogglebox in the UK to S4C.

“As two public service broadcasters, with a close and collaborative working relationship, we are delighted to be entrusted with such an important brand.”

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(Lead image: S4C / Channel 4 / Studio Lambert)

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