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Frank Vickery, 1951 – 2018

Very sad news coming out of the Rhondda this afternoon. Welsh playwright Frank Vickery died this morning. I worked with Frank on a number of projects at the Parc & Dare Theatre in Treorchy, Carmel Chapel in Treherbert and during my first professional theatre role at the Sherman Theatre in …

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Rhondda Voices

Published 2002, July 2 Reprinted as ‘Voices of Rhondda’. This enthralling collection of memories records life in the Rhondda valleys from the late nineteenth century onwards. Drawn from a wide variety of sources, it includes the often humorous anecdotes of everyday life from local people, notes from the diary of …

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From Cwmparc to Blaencwm

Published May 1, 2001. This book is part of the Then & Now series, which matches old photographs with modern ones taken from the same camera locations, to demonstrate the changes that have occurred over the years. The images include streets, buildings, people, and social activities in each local area.

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