3 Welsh history: audio resources

On a border in history

The Welsh language movement

Chris Williams discusses the impact of Saunders Lewis's 1962 radio broadcast Tynged yr Iaith (The Fate of the Language).

This extract is from Programme 17, On a border in history, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 1 minute 1 second (0.95 MB)

A golden age of Welsh rugby

Chris Williams discusses Welsh rugby in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, and Welsh rugby supporters' shared sense of unity and identity.

This extract is from Programme 17, On a border in history, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 1 minute 26 seconds (1.32 MB)

Welsh identity

Chris Williams discusses the emergence of a new understanding of Welsh identity in the 1970s and 1980s.

This extract is from Programme 16, On a border in history, of the BBC Radio Wales Millennium History series, The People of Wales (1999).

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Audio clip length: 1 minute 18 seconds (1.20 MB)