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Senghenydd - Britain's Worst Mining Disaster

One hundred years ago to the day, 439 miners were killed in a massive underground explosion at the Universal colliery in Senghenydd. On the centenary of the disaster, some of the descendants of those killed go on a journey to discover exactly what caused this tragedy, who was to blame and how their ancestors died. Narrated by Roy Noble.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 15 Oct 2013 19:30
BBC Two Wales


Role Contributor
NarratorRoy Noble
ProducerChris Rushton
DirectorChris Rushton
Executive ProducerMatt Holden