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AR01While The Fire Still Smoulders2010062220100622 (BBC7)
20131121 (BBC7)
20131122 (BBC7)

Niall Griffith's story is set in Aberystwyth, West Wales and showcases one of the many voices of the nation.

After Adam's cremation, his friends retire to the pub and, nursing their drinks, reflect on their favourite pastime.

Niall Griffiths was born in Liverpool, now lives in Aberystwyth, West Wales He cites Welsh writer Ron Berry as a major influence, I remember reading Berry and thinking, "My God, you can write worthwhile novels set in your own community."

Novels include Grits (2000) Sheepshagger (2001) Wreckage (2005) Stump (2003) Runt (2007).

Read by Rhys Ap William

Director Nigel Lewis

Producer Kate Mcall

BBC Wales Radio Drama.

By Niall Griffiths.

After Adam's cremation his friends retire to the pub to reflect."

By Niall Griffiths. After Adam's cremation his friends retire to the pub to reflect.

Niall Griffith's story is set in Aberystwyth, West Wales and showcases one of the many voices of the nation. After Adam's cremation, his friends retire to the pub and, nursing their drinks, reflect on their favourite pastime.

AR02St Therese's Bone2010062320100623 (BBC7)
20131122 (BBC7)
20131123 (BBC7)

Jane Saotome's story, set on the Llyn Peninsula in North West Wales, showcases one of the many voices of the nation.

Sian was homeless in London, but having inherited her mother's derelict cottage in North Wales, she returns to her Welsh roots.

Jane Saotome was brought up in the Black Country but identified with her Mother's Welsh rural heritage.

She is an artist working in mental health in the NHS.

This her first broadcast for radio.

Read by Sharon Morgan

Director Nigel Lewis

Producer Kate Mcall

BBC Wales Radio Drama.

By Jane Saotome.

Sian inherits her mother's derelict cottage in North Wales.

By Jane Saotome. Homeless Sian inherits her mother's derelict cottage in North Wales.

Jane Saotome was brought up in the Black Country but identified with her Mother's Welsh rural heritage. She is an artist working in mental health in the NHS. This her first broadcast for radio.

AR03 LASTA Giant's Tears20100624

Math Bird's story, set near Rhyl in North East Wales, showcases one of the many voices of the nation.

A teenage friendship between two boys over the summer holidays has a powerful and lasting effect on one of them.

Math Bird is from North East Wales close to the border with England.

His work has appeared in a number of magazines and short-story anthologies.

Read by Craig Ryder

Director Nigel Lewis

Producer Kate Mcall

BBC Wales Radio Drama.

By Math Bird.

A friendship between two boys over the summer holidays has a lasting effect.