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The Lions' Roar

Documentary focusing on the sporting and social impact of the British and Irish Lions' 1974 tour to South Africa. Featuring archive footage, the programme reveals how Gareth Edwards, Phil Bennett, JJ Williams and the rest of the team became heroes to black fans living under apartheid - two of whom would later shape the Springboks. Eddie Butler narrates.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 9 Nov 2013 19:30
BBC Two Wales only


Role Contributor
PresenterEddie Butler
ProducerCraig Withycombe
DirectorCraig Withycombe
Executive ProducerJudith Winnan
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