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Children of The Revolution

Child labour - Mary & The Miners

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.