Satellite City T.V. Net
Satellite City DVD available NOW!!!
On the 4th December 2009, after years of trying to get our hands on a DVD of pure Welsh television gold, 10 years after it’s final broadcast, Satellite City is here!
Over 1,000 signatures and almost four years later, Fiction Factory Films have given us fans the opportunity to own a piece of Welsh history, and can have something that we can all be proud of on our shelves, in time for Christmas too!
Big thanks to everyone who helped make the release a reality, whether through social media, word of mouth or through the petitions. Also a big thanks to Mike Parker at Fiction Factory for having the passion to bring Satellite City to the masses on DVD!
After many years of very limited information about our favourite Welsh TV shows available on the internet. This is still the only dedicated source of all things you’ll ever need to know about two of the most successful Welsh television comedies ever, Satellite City and High Hopes.
Satellite City is to Wales what ‘Father Ted’ is to Ireland, what ‘My Family’ is to England. It is captures the very essence of Welsh humour and is the epitome of typical valley life. Much loved and cherished by many, it is possibly the most talked about and fondly remembered Welsh sitcoms ever. Satellite City has lasting comedy appeal and still to this day its humour has the ability to make people genuinely laugh, Welsh or not… learn more about Satellite City.
High Hopes is currently, the most popular Welsh sitcom on television. Written by Boyd Clack and Kirsten Jones, it tells the story of Richard "Fagin" Hepplewhite (Robert Blythe) as an agoraphobic ex-criminal who launches an odd-job business in the Welsh valleys, after serving at Strangeways prison.
He lives with his Mam, and two teenage tearaways called Charlie and Hoffman (Steve Meo and Ben Evans). Every week, they enter many scrapes, like stealing Tom Jones’ first dickie-bow to finding a famous Welsh painting called Dafydd Ar y Twmp… learn more about High Hopes.