It's 1841 and Mary Watkins is 10 years old and works in a coalmine. She takes us through her day, introducing us to her friend and three brothers who work in the mine alongside their father.
Child Labour in Victorian England
A video created by Primary School children
How Green was my Valley - Cwm Rhondda - Bread of Heaven
How has Welsh history been portrayed in the media? This is one of Hollywood's earlier attempts:.Welsh hymn 'Bread of Heaven' sung by coal miners heading home; from John Ford's film 'How Green Was My Valley'. 'Cwm Rhondda' is the tune, or,in English, 'Rhondda Valley'.
The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain (1995)
This was a much later attempt from Hollywood.