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Tusker Takes a Hand': another story for the youngest listeners about the baby elephant. Written by Mollie Chappell and -told by John Darran
' The Face in the Rock'
A play in three parts written by Ronald Hadlington
Part 1
Production by Ifan O. Williams
Dafydd Jenkyn , a twelve-year-old boy, lives in a village in the mountains of North Wales. Near his home is a huge rock. and carved in it is the face of a man. An old legend says that some day a man will come to the village with a face exactly like the face in the rock. He will be a great man and will do fine things for all the people of Wales. Dafydd believes passionately in this old legend, and though he is ill he is always cheerful and looks forward eagerly to the day when he will meet the man with a face like the face in the rock.


Written By: Mollie Chappell
Told By: John Darran
Written By: Ronald Hadlington
Production By: Ifan O. Williams
Unknown: Dafydd Jenkyn
Mrs Jenkyn: Nesta Harris
Dafydd her son: Colin Whittall
Gwennle the little maid: Mary Dodd
Doctor Williams: E W Evans
Mr Rowlands, the minister: Emrys Cleaver
Mr Rees, the barber: Charles Williams
Uncle Thomas: Dick Hughes

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