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Welsh Towns, Series 2 Episode 4 of 4

Eddie Butler visits Wrexham, the birthplace of football in Wales and home to the oldest international stadium in the world. Eddie discovers that Wrexham made the first successful lager in Britain and was drunk by General Gordon's troops in Khartoum. He visits a stately home to find out how another sort of butler worked and meets one of the last people to remember the tragic Gresford mining disaster of 1934. He also learns how the traditions of football and brewing are being revived.

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30 minutes

Last on

Tue 2 Jun 2015 22:00
BBC Two Wales


Role Contributor
PresenterEddie Butler
ProducerSteve Freer
DirectorSteve Freer
Series ProducerCatrin Griffith
Executive ProducerElis Owen

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