S4C's output is a mixture of Welsh language and English language programmes from Channel 4. Mae cynhyrchu S4C yn gymysg o rhaglenni iaith Gymraeg a rhaglenni iaith Saesneg Sianel 4.


S4C Welcome
1982
Welcome to S4C / Croeso i S4C.
 
How it all began, 6.00pm on Monday 1st November 1982. The picture contained within the ident would vary. (see below)


Click for larger image S4C Ident - Waterfall
1987
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Click for larger image BBC Cymru/Wales
1987
Click for larger image A nice Celtic Cross was the first ident introduced by BBC Cymru to proceed all it's Welsh language programmes broadcast on S4C.
 
BBC Cymru produce an average of 12 hours of welsh language programmes a week for S4C. These programmes are funded by the license fee. This obligation is the result of the 1990 Broadcasting Act.



Click for larger image S4C Ident
1988
Click for larger image During the late 1980's the WALES4CYMRU idents were dropped in favour of this colourful computer animation.

Click for larger image S4C Clock
1988
Here's a late 80s clock into the news on S4C

Click for larger image S4C Christmas
1988
Click for larger image Church bells are the theme for Christmas 1988
 
Left clip - Ident, Right clip - Promotion


Click for larger image BBC Cymru / BBC Wales
1988
Click for larger image Following the Celtic Cross, BBC Cymru introduced this magnificent Dragon. It was also used as the BBC Cymru Wales letterhead at the time.
 
Sadly BBC Wales no longer use an ident on S4C.


Click for larger image S4C Weather Ident
1990
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Click for larger image S4C Ident
1991
Click for larger image The early 1990's saw a more "traditional" ident from S4C, depicting a piece of Welsh slate with colour blue green and red washing over the letters S4C.

Click for larger image S4C Ident
1991
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Click for larger image S4C Continuity
1990s
The end on in-vision announcements in the 1990s, here's 2 examples over the rather dull 'coal' S4C logo, the right clip is from '92.

Click for larger image S4C Christmas Ident
1991
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Click for larger image S4C Christmas Promo
1991
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Click for larger image S4C Closedown
1992
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Click for larger image S4C Closedown
1992
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Click for larger image S4C Christmas Promos & Continuity
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Click for larger image S4C Promotions
1992 / 1993
Click for larger image A couple of S4C promotions here from the early 90s

Click for larger image S4C Christmas Ident
1992
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The mid 1990's saw a new set of idents introduced. This time inanimate objects would depict a dragon


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1993
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1993
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1993
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1993


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1993
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1993
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1993
S4C Ident - scissors
1995


In 1995 S4C introduced a new logo, whilst the idents theme was carried on using further examples of Dragons..


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1995
S4C Ident -
1995
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1995
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1995


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1995
S4C Ident -
1996
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1995
S4C Break Bumper
1995




Click for larger image S4C Clock
1995
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Click for larger image S4C Christmas
2000
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Click for larger image S4C Idents
2001
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2001
Promo 2
2001
Promo 3
2001
Promo 4
2001



Click for larger image S4/C Ident - Assembley
2007
A whole new look was introduced in 2007.
 
Designed by Proud Creative, live action idents feature the idea based around "the invisible patriotic energy which binds Welsh people together."


Click for larger image S4/C Ident - Pier
2007
tracking shot along a pier...

S4/C Ident - Balloons
2007
S4/C Ident - Bouys
2007
S4/C Ident - Chairs
2007


S4/C Ident - Droplets
2007
S4/C Ident - Festival
2007
S4/C Ident - Frisbee
2007


S4/C Ident - Golf
2007
S4/C Ident - Pier
2007
S4/C Ident - Rides
2007


S4/C Logo & Break Bumper
2007
An animated S4/C logo (left) and break bumper (right clip)

Click for larger image Now / Later
2007
Here's an announcement to what's on next and later... (in Welsh)

Click for larger image Rugby Promo
2007
A promo for a rugby match using S4/C's slick new contemporary presentation graphics

Click for larger image Next Campyfan - Graphic filler
2007
What happens when there's no adverts? use this beautiful yet simple, filler graphic...

Click for larger image S4C Retro Ident
2009
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Click for larger image S4/C Closedown
2009
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Click for larger image S4/C Closedown
2009
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Click for larger image S4/C Digital Switchover Promo
2009
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Click for larger image S4/C Promos
2009
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Click for larger image S4C Christmas Idents
2009
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www.s4c.com