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01Writing The Century 12: 1966-1969 - Pleidiol Wyf I'm Gwlad/true To My Land20100208Series exploring the 20th century through diaries and correspondence of real people.
In the 1960s Welsh identity was under threat.
Sharon Morgan was a young history student at Cardiff University; Sir Glanmor Williams was an eminent historian, and a member of the Broadcasting Council for Wales.
Despite their differences, the student activist and the establishment figure shared the same passion for Wales and the Welsh language.
We follow them through these turbulent years as the nation begins to reassert itself.
Dramatised by Tina Pepler from documents at the National Library of Wales.
Glanmor....William Thomas
Fay....Helen GriffinSharon....Elin Phillips
Mami....Sharon Morgan
Gwen....Anya Murphy
Iwan....Dewi Rhys Williams
John Rowley....Richard MitchleyGeorge Cook....Richard Nichols
Gareth....Liam James
Rhys....Sam Jones
Dewi....Scott Arthur
Mike....Gareth Williams
Janet....Catrin Stewart
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.
A student and an eminent historian share the same passion for Wales and the Welsh language
02Writing The Century 12: 1966-1969 - Pleidiol Wyf I'm Gwlad/true To My Land20100209Series exploring the 20th century through diaries and correspondence of real people.
Glanmor's Broadcasting Council for Wales meeting has been interrupted by news of a disaster at Aberfan.
Sharon learns of the tragedy when hitchhiking back from a night out.
Dramatised by Tina Pepler from documents at the National Library of Wales.
Glanmor....William Thomas
Fay....Helen GriffinSharon....Elin Phillips
Mami....Sharon Morgan
Gwen....Anya Murphy
Iwan....Dewi Rhys Williams
John Rowley....Richard MitchleyGeorge Cook....Richard Nichols
Gareth....Liam James
Rhys....Sam Jones
Dewi....Scott Arthur
Mike....Gareth Williams
Janet....Catrin Stewart
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.
Sharon learns of the disaster at Aberfan while hitchhiking back from a night out.
03Writing The Century 12: 1966-1969 - Pleidiol Wyf I'm Gwlad/true To My Land20100210Series exploring the 20th century through diaries and correspondence of real people.
Glanmor is invited by the Duke of Norfolk to serve on the Investiture Committee.
Sharon and her friends in the Welsh Language Society continue their peaceful protests, while others begin to take a more dangerous route.
Dramatised by Tina Pepler from documents at the National Library of Wales.
Glanmor....William Thomas
Fay....Helen GriffinSharon....Elin Phillips
Mami....Sharon Morgan
Gwen....Anya Murphy
Iwan....Dewi Rhys Williams
John Rowley....Richard MitchleyGeorge Cook....Richard Nichols
Gareth....Liam James
Rhys....Sam Jones
Dewi....Scott Arthur
Mike....Gareth Williams
Janet....Catrin Stewart
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.
Sharon and her friends in the Welsh Language Society continue their peaceful protests.
04Writing The Century 12: 1966-1969 - Pleidiol Wyf I'm Gwlad/true To My Land20100211Series exploring the 20th century through diaries and correspondence of real people.
Sharon and friends petition the BBC for more programmes in Welsh, while Glanmor puts the case for a Welsh commentator for the Investiture.
Dramatised by Tina Pepler from documents at the National Library of Wales.
Glanmor....William Thomas
Fay....Helen GriffinSharon....Elin Phillips
Mami....Sharon Morgan
Gwen....Anya Murphy
Iwan....Dewi Rhys Williams
John Rowley....Richard MitchleyGeorge Cook....Richard Nichols
Gareth....Liam James
Rhys....Sam Jones
Dewi....Scott Arthur
Mike....Gareth Williams
Janet....Catrin Stewart
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.
Sharon and friends petition the BBC for more programmes in Welsh.
05Writing The Century 12: 1966-1969 - Pleidiol Wyf I'm Gwlad/true To My Land, Omnibus20100212Series exploring the 20th century through diaries and correspondence of real people.
In the 1960s Welsh identity was under threat.
Sharon Morgan was a young history student at Cardiff University; Sir Glanmor Williams was an eminent historian and a member of the Broadcasting Council for Wales.
Despite their differences, the student activist and the establishment figure shared the same passion for Wales and the Welsh language.
We follow them through these turbulent years as the nation begins to reassert itself.
Dramatised by Tina Pepler from documents at the National Library of Wales.
Glanmor....William Thomas
Fay....Helen GriffinSharon....Elin Phillips
Mami....Sharon Morgan
Gwen....Anya Murphy
Iwan....Dewi Rhys Williams
John Rowley....Richard MitchleyGeorge Cook....Richard Nichols
Gareth....Liam James
Rhys....Sam Jones
Dewi....Scott Arthur
Mike....Gareth Williams
Janet....Catrin Stewart
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.
A student and an eminent historian share the same passion for Wales and the Welsh language
05 LASTWriting The Century 12: 1966-1969 - Pleidiol Wyf I'm Gwlad/true To My Land20100212Series exploring the 20th century through diaries and correspondence of real people.
Sharon protests against the Investiture by taking part in a vigil at Cilmeri.
Then news comes through that two men have blown themselves up on the way to plant a bomb on the railway line.
Glanmor feels the tension in the air at the Investiture but all goes off without a hitch.
Then Sharon makes a life-changing decision.
Dramatised by Tina Pepler from documents at the National Library of Wales.
Glanmor....William Thomas
Fay....Helen GriffinSharon....Elin Phillips
Mami....Sharon Morgan
Gwen....Anya Murphy
Iwan....Dewi Rhys Williams
John Rowley....Richard MitchleyGeorge Cook....Richard Nichols
Gareth....Liam James
Rhys....Sam Jones
Dewi....Scott Arthur
Mike....Gareth Williams
Janet....Catrin Stewart
Original music by Nicolai Abrahamsen.

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