|Presented by||Rhodri Owen (2004)
Gareth Roberts (2011-2012)
Nia Parry (2002-2012)
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||9 (2011), 9 (2012)|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original run||2002– 2012|
Commissioned in 2002 from an idea by Fflic production staff, cariad@iaith:love4language originally involved members of the public who wished to learn Welsh, spending six weeks at Nant Gwrtheyrn language centre on the Llŷn Peninsula.
This evolved into a week-long live series, airing in 2004, in which seven celebrities of Welsh extraction - Janet Street-Porter, Ruth Madoc, Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, Amy Wadge, Steve Strange, Bernard Latham and Jamie Shaw - spent the week at Nant Gwrtheyrn.
In 2011, cariad@iaith:love4language was recommissioned, and launched on 8 July revealing Matt Johnson, Sophie Evans, Josie d'Arby, Colin Charvis, Helen Lederer, Rhys Hutchings, Melanie Walters and Lembit Öpik as the celebrities set to spend a week learning the language under the tutelage of Nia Parry and Ioan Talfryn at fforest eco-camp in west Wales.
cariad@iaith:love4language returned on 23 May 2012 with a new celebrity line-up, as CBeebies presenter Alex Winters; Scrum V and BBC Sports Wales presenter Lisa Rogers; tenor Wynne Evans – or Gio Compario from the GoCompare.com TV ads; Lucy Owen, news presenter; rugby player Gareth Thomas; former X-Factor contestant Lucie Jones; actor Robert Pugh and actress Di Botcher attempt to learn Welsh.
- "fforest". fforest. 15 May 2002. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
- "Welsh under Big Brother's gaze". BBC Wales. 15 May 2002. Retrieved 13 May 2012.[dead link]
- "I'm a celebrity... rwy'n dysgu Cymraeg*". BBC Wales. 5 March 2004. Retrieved 13 May 2012.
- "Welsh learner from Anglesey will take part in TV show", Daily Post, 15 May 2013. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
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