How Green Was My Valley (BBC-2 1975-1976, Stanley Baker, Siân Phillips)

Period drama serial How Green Was My Valley detailed Welsh family life between the wars. The BBC had made a previous serialised version in 1960, and the story had been given a big budget Hollywood treatment in 1941 with Walter Pidgeon in the lead role.

Stanley Baker as Gwilym Morgan
Siân Phillips as Beth Morgan
Nerys Hughes as Bronwen Morgan
Keith Drinkel as Ianto Morgan
Mike Gwilym as Owen Morgan
Sue Jones-Davies as Angharad Morgan
Gareth Thomas as Rev. Gruffydd
Ray Smith as Dai Bando
John Clive as Cyfartha
Norman Comer as Ifor Morgan
Aubrey Richards as Elias
Dominic Guard as Huw Morgan
Jeremy Clyde as Iestyn Evans
Rhys Powys as Huw Morgan
Sheila Ruskin as Blodwen Evans
Victoria Plucknett as Marged
Rachel Thomas as Mrs. Nicholas
Zelah Clarke as Ceinwen Lloyd
Clifford Rose as Mr. Jonas
Peter Halliday as Jack
Clive Roberts as Miner
Ivor Roberts as Mr. Motshill
Michael Griffiths as Mervyn Phillips

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crew details
Writer: Elaine Morgan
Novel: Richard Llewellyn
Theme music: Osian Ellis
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: Ronald Wilson

production details
Country: UK
Network: BBC Two
Duration: 6×50 minute episodes
Aired From: 29 December 1975 – 2 February 1976

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