Football (Soccer) player. Played with Leeds, Southampton and others. Alan won thirty-five caps in the 1970's and 1980's. Went on to manage.
Writer and playwright.
Famous rugby player. Later BBC TV commentator and executive.
Winner of Olivier Award 2000 'Best Actor in a Musical' ('Merrily We Roll Along').
Member, lead guitarist of 'The Kinks', brother of Ray.
His many Eisteddfod victories.
Too many British and Hollywood film credits to mention. Probably, Donald's first 'Prominent' part was in the 1950's film 'The Blue Lagoon'. I think it was in his final film, 'Where Eagles Dare' where he co-stared with Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood.
Influential Welsh landscape artist. 1948, Cardiff College of Art1952, Became aquatinted with Heinz Koppel at Dowlais 1953, Taught at Llangefni School, Anglesey 1957.Returned to Rhondda Valley and taught at Aberdare and Treorchy 1956. Member of 56 group Wales 1963, Lecturer, Newport College of Art.
Among the foremost of conductor's, music teacher's and personality's in the British brass band world. He has personally trained many of today's leading musicians in all fields, from voice to instrumentation. His achievements go far beyond Wales. He personally taught Leighton Rich (First holder of the 'Mortimer Award') as a young lad. His music theory teaching is rightly considered to be peerless, he is probably the finest and most knowledgeable of modern brass band teaching methods.
Films, TV. Documentaries etc.
Late conductor of the Treorchy Male Choir. Pioneered it's post war revival through to a record number of National Eisteddfod successes.
Is one of Wales' most promising mountain bike cyclists. Has been Welsh under 23 cyclo- cross champion in 2004 and has won many Welsh mountain bike championships over his career.
Classical music conductor. Holds of numerous awards within the teaching, conducting arena with the focus on brass band ensembles.
Prolific author of Inspector Lestrade detective series.
Poet and editor, director of the Welsh Arts Council.
Nigel was the 'opinionated' film reviewer on UK's Channel 4 late night movie show 'Vidz' 1998-2001. He also appeared 'Typcast' as a sadistic duty manager acting in Scottish low-budget comedy film 'Late Night Shopping'. Nigel has interviewed many and varied stars from Peter Andre to Sean Penn!
Author of 'Red Alert' made into the film Dr Strangelove.
Prominent radio-actor who made a very successful transition to TV in the 1950's.
Guitarist and songwriter with 'The Kinks'.
Numerous appearances including 'Dempsey and Makepeace', 'We'll Meet Again', 'Under Milkwood', 'Public Eye' and many more.