The Welsh Miner -The History of Miners and Mining in Wales



A three hour exploration of Welsh mining history.


A Special Place to Live

Down the Pit

At the Beginning

Deep Mining Begins

Admiralty Days

Vast Wealth and Conflict

Education and Confrontation

Struggle and More Struggle

The Great War

The National Strike

Depression, War and Peace

Illusion and Disillusion

The Angry Seventies

The 1980s -To the Bitter End

The Aftermath

This DVD includes a wealth of interviews, both tragic and comic, with the men who dug the coal.

Bill Gabb

Freddie Searchfield

Alan Boast

Lee Williams

Norman Oxley

Harry Rogers

WD Davies

Cliff Jones

John Whitney

John George Griffiths

Tyrone O’Sullivan