The rapid growth of South Wales up to the War
A series of talks for discussion groups, arranged by Brinley Thomas
These talks deal with the changes which have affected the social, cultural, and industrial life of South Wales during the past twenty
The ebb and flow of population in - industrial South Wales has had profound effects on the life of the community and is a matter that directly concerns every phase of Welsh life. Why South Wales grew so rapidly, where the immigrants came from, how the countryside was affected, and what kind of community life developed in the coal-mining villages are questions that will be dealt with in this talk.
A dramatic feature by Florence Howell.
Pembroke Castle was the last fortress in Wales to surrender to the ironies in the Civil War. In this programme the final siege of the castle, Swell's astute military tactics, and the desperate plight of Laugharne and Poyer, the Royalist leaders, will be presented in dramatic form.
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