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While the Fire Still Smoulders

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 22 June 2010

Niall Griffith's story is set in Aberystwyth, West Wales and showcases one of the many voices of the nation. After Adam's cremation, his friends retire to the pub and, nursing their drinks, reflect on their favourite pastime.

Niall Griffiths was born in Liverpool, now lives in Aberystwyth, West Wales He cites Welsh writer Ron Berry as a major influence, "I remember reading Berry and thinking, "My God, you can write worthwhile novels set in your own community."
Novels include Grits (2000) Sheepshagger (2001) Wreckage (2005) Stump (2003) Runt (2007).

Read by Rhys Ap William
Director Nigel Lewis
Producer Kate McAll
BBC Wales Radio Drama.

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