Elis James's Pantheon Of Heroes [Radio Wales]

Comedian Elis James explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Also starring Ben Partridge, Nadia Kamil and Mike Bubbins.

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: Prince Madoc? Swansea Jack? Comparing Welsh history's key figures to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. From January 2012.

New series - comedian Elis James explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up, joined by fellow comics Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil. In tonight's first episode they consider seafarers.

Seafarers: Prince Madoc? Swansea Jack? Comparing Welsh history's key figures to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. From January 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Saint David, Saint Patrick and Gerald of Wales are put to the Totaliser Test.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

More historical heroism - as Saint David, Saint Patrick and Gerald of Wales are put to the Totaliser Test. From January 2012.

More historical heroism as Saint David, Saint Patrick and Gerald of Wales are put to the Totaliser Test. From January 2012.

More historical heroism as Saint David, Saint Patrick and Gerald of Wales are put to the Totaliser Test. From January 2012.

More historical heroism as Saint David, Saint Patrick and Gerald of Wales are put to the Totaliser Test. From January 2012.

"More historical heroism as Saint David, Saint Patrick and Gerald of Wales are put to the Totaliser Test. From January 2012.

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More historical heroism as Saint David, Saint Patrick and Gerald of Wales are put to the Totaliser Test. From January 2012."

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More historical heroism as Aneurin Bevan, Hywel Dda and more are put to the Totaliser.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

More historical heroism as Aneurin Bevan, Hywel Dda and the Rebecca Rioters are put to the Totaliser. With Ben Partridge, Nadia Kamil. From January 2012.

More historical heroism - as Aneurin Bevan, Hywel Dda and The Rebecca Rioters are put to the Totaliser Test.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine the ultimate heroes of Wales.

With Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Written by Elis James, Gareth Gwyn and Benjamin Partridge.

Producer: Sharif Shahwan

First broadcast on BBC Radio Wales in January 2012

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Henry Morton Stanley, the 58 Wales World Cup team and Alfred Russell Wallace face the vote

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Henry Morton Stanley, the 1958 Wales World Cup team and Alfred Russell Wallace face the vote. With Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil. From February 2012.

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Adventurers Henry Morton Stanley, the 1958 Wales World Cup team and Alfred Russell Wallace face the vote. With Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil. From February 2012.

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Comparing Welsh history's key figures to determine Wales's ultimate heroes.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Elis explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Facing judgement are Owain Glyndwr and William Robert Grove. Expect a glorious service station. From February 2012.

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Owain Glyndwr and William Robert Grove face judgement. Expect a glorious service station.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Elis explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Facing judgement are Owain Glyndwr and William Robert Grove. Expect a glorious service station. From February 2012.

Comedian Elis James explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Also starring Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James explores Welsh figures via stand-up with Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil

Owain Glyndwr and William Robert Grove face judgement. Expect a glorious service station.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Exploring historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Gelert the Dog, anyone who played rugby for Wales, and William Frost face the vote. With Ben Partridge, Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James explores Welsh figures via stand-up with Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil

Comedian Elis James explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Also starring Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Gelert the dog, anyone who has played rugby for Wales and William Frost face the vote. From February 2012.

Exploring historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Gelert the Dog, anyone who played rugby for Wales, and William Frost face the vote. With Ben Partridge, Nadia Kamil.

Celebrating Gelert the dog, William Frost and anyone who has ever played rugby for Wales.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Elis James celebrates the efforts of Gelert the dog, William Frost, and anyone who has played rugby for Wales.

"Elis James celebrates the efforts of Gelert the dog, William Frost, and anyone who has played rugby for Wales."

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Welsh migrants to America, Michael D Jones and Anthony Hopkins.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Welsh migrants to America, Michael D Jones and Anthony Hopkins. Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

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Iolo Morgannwg, Lady Llanover and Michael Heseltine. Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

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Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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The Welsh dragon, Merlin and Fireman Sam. Determining the ultimate mythical hero of Wales. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

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Welsh dragon, Merlin and Fireman Sam. Determining the ultimate mythical hero of Wales.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Twm Sion Cati, Jesse James and Bartholomew Roberts. Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Twm Sion Cati, Jesse James and Bartholomew Roberts. Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil. From December 2012.

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Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Pryce Pryce-Jones, Richard Trevithick and Guglielmo Marconi - Elis compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. With Benjamin Partridge, Nadia Kamil.

Pryce Pryce-Jones, Richard Trevithick and Guglielmo Marconi - Elis compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. With Benjamin Partridge, Nadia Kamil.

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Sarah Siddons, Richard Burton and Caradog (Cor Mawr).

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Sarah Siddons, Richard Burton and Caradog (Cor Mawr). Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From January 2013.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

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Sarah Siddons, Richard Burton and Caradog (Cor Mawr). Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From January 2013.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

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The Severn Bridge and Millennium Stadium go into battle against Stonehenge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's true heroes.

The Severn Bridge and Millennium Stadium do battle with wildcard entry, Stonehenge.

Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James, and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's true heroes.

Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James, and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

"Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes"

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Barry Island, The Royal Welsh Show and The Seven Wonders of Wales are scrutinised by comedian Elis James and guests. From December 2013.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James and Benjamin Partridge.

Barry Island, The Royal Welsh Show and The Seven Wonders of Wales are scrutinised.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

"Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

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The Celts, The Romans and The Normans. Elis James and guests determine the ultimate heroes of Wales. From December 2013.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

"Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Pendine Sands, Ernest Willows and Edward George Bowen are scrutinised by comedian Elis James and guests. From January 2014.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Pendine Sands, Ernest Willows and Edward George Bowen are scrutinised by comedian Elis James and guests. From January 2014.

Pendine Sands, Ernest Willows and Edward George Bowen are scrutinised.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Elis James faces the tough task of choosing Wales's greatest musical hero.

Elis faces the tough task of choosing between Ivor Emmanuel, Bonnie Tyler and Tom Jones as Wales's greatest musical hero. From January 2014.

Elis faces the tough task of choosing between Ivor Emmanuel, Bonnie Tyler and Tom Jones as Wales's greatest musical hero. From January 2014.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Elis James faces the tough task of choosing Wales's greatest musical hero.

Elis faces the tough task of choosing between Ivor Emmanuel, Bonnie Tyler and Tom Jones as Wales's greatest musical hero. From January 2014.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Elis James faces the tough task of choosing between Ivor Emmanuel, Bonnie Tyler and Tom Jones as Wales's greatest musical hero.

Elis James faces the tough task of choosing between Ivor Emmanuel, Bonnie Tyler and Tom Jones as Wales's greatest musical hero.

"Elis James faces the tough task of choosing between Ivor Emmanuel, Bonnie Tyler and Tom Jones as Wales's greatest musical hero."

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Elis James faces the tough task of choosing between Ivor Emmanuel, Bonnie Tyler and Tom Jones as Wales's greatest musical hero."

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Elis James determines which Welsh market towns are the nation's best.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Elis James determines which Welsh market towns are the nation's best.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares Carmarthen, Hay-on-Wye and Llangollen to determine which is Wales's greatest market town.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's true heroes.

Comedian Elis James compares Carmarthen, Hay-on-Wye and Llangollen to determine which is Wales's greatest market town.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's true heroes.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's true heroes.

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Comedian Elis James compares Pontypridd, Llanelli and Bethesda.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares Pontypridd, Llanelli and Bethesda.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares Pontypridd, Llanelli and Bethesda.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares Pontypridd, Llanelli and Bethesda to determine which is Wales's greatest industrial town.

Comedian Elis James compares Pontypridd, Llanelli and Bethesda to determine which is Wales's greatest industrial town.

Comedian Elis James compares Pontypridd, Llanelli and Bethesda to determine which is Wales's greatest industrial town.

Comedian Elis James compares Pontypridd, Llanelli and Bethesda to determine which is Wales's greatest industrial town.

"Comedian Elis James compares Pontypridd, Llanelli and Bethesda to determine which is Wales's greatest industrial town."

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Comedian Elis James compares Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bangor, St David's and St Asaph.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bangor, St David's and St Asaph.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bangor, St David's and St Asaph to determine which is Wales's greatest city.

Comedian Elis James compares Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bangor, St David's and St Asaph.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bangor, St David's and St Asaph to determine which is Wales's greatest city.

Comedian Elis James compares Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bangor, St David's and St Asaph to determine which is Wales's greatest city.

Comedian Elis James compares Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bangor, St David's and St Asaph to determine which is Wales's greatest city.