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The Monday Play

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Dark Heritage by CATHARINE HUGHES
In September 1934, there was an explosion at Gresford Colliery in North Wales and 265 men were trapped by fire. The pithead wheels still stand as a memorial to those men entombed in the mine. This play tells the story of a young girl whose life was marred by that tragedy and by another mining disaster many years later in South Wales-on21 October 1966. with the children of Penygelli Junior School and the people of Coedpoeth and Wrexham in North Wales
Location sound by CEDRIC JOHNSON ,
DAVID GREENWOOD , GARETH WATSON and PETER CRAMM
Directed bv JANE MORGAN A BBC digital recording (Repeated: Sun2.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Catharine Hughes
Unknown: Cedric Johnson
Unknown: David Greenwood
Unknown: Gareth Watson
Isaiah Jones: Meredith Edwards
Nansi: Meg Wynn Owen
young Nansi and Nerys: Marged Esll
Mair: Rhoda Lewis
Gwilym: John Ogwen
HUW: Cari Williams
Young HUW: Carl Griffiths
Tom: Andrew Secombe
Miss Jones/Margiad: Margaret John
Glyn Rushton: Haydn Wood
George Rushton: Alan Dudley

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