The Bevin Boys

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The Bevin Boys

A return to coffee, church, computers (and more coffee) for Rory.

Rory Arnold (21) is from Banbury, Oxfordshire and currently works as a landscape gardener. He likes writing and performing acoustic music.

Charlie Thompson (19) lives in Gloucestershire. He is in his second year at university and attends church regularly.

Jac Williams (17) from Penarth, who is studying emergency services at Barry College and whose grandfather was a Bevin Boy in Llanbradach colliery.

Charlie Harris (19) is a performing arts student and lives near Swindon. He is Bertie's brother.

User Comments

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tia & mischa, wales/blanavon
CHAZ I WICKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jo Smith, Oxfordshire
Well done bevin boys for doing such hard work! It's nice to see what life was like for those who had to stay behind during the war and work. Rory and Annie-stars dancing was really good. maybe they should be put into strictly come dancing? Is there going to be a coalhouse at war DVD that we could buy?

i really luv coal house i watch it every year it is on but this year has been the best year ever.I really like the bevan boys, u helped out with things,but u had a rough start to the month didnt u,you r messy i can give u that but u settled dow in the end and I think u coped very well . luv u all bye x

Zoe , Wales
Charlie Harris Is Soo Fit ;)

jade, blaina gwent
i think coal house it a really good series i really do love it and its good because its not far away from were a live and good to have it in wales i hope there is going to be another series x

Edgar Postlethwaite, Grumsby
Am really ejoying the programme. It brings back fond nemoriies of listening to my parents going o n about how hard ife was in those days. The miners and the bevim boyx had it tghe hardeswt though. Imaginw what it was like doing that works fir years, let alone 3 weeks!! Does anyone else noticed that Charlie has got an injured ear? Did he do that down the pit? Of course there were many injuries in those days too. It woud be good to see how they would cope with that! And trips to hospital! Perhaps an idea for the next series...

elijah , Gloucestershire
Hi I have enjoyed watching the coal house series. I think that it is a great tv programme. I have enjoyed watching my brother(charlie thompson) embarrass himself by smelling of pigs. perhaps when he comes back he will not eat so much. I hope there is another coalhouse seriesafter this one.

Martha, UK
Hello. Charlie T looks really good all the time especially covered in mud. I will miss seeing him on the TV. Also I enjoyed watching his dance he has a great talent there. I love his hair. LOVE YOU CHARLIE T !!!!!!!! xXx

shauna, blaenavon
Charlie Harris is well Fit my friend thinks lol :) what he is :) luvin coal house i will write bac soon

shauna, blaenavon
i love coal house and love all the rabbets

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Wales History

Bevin Boys

Real Bevin Boys

Some former Bevin Boys talk about their vital but often forgotten role in the war effort.

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