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Eddie Butler traces the history of important towns and cities in Wales. He learns about Barry and its island, finds a Tudor mural and assesses the impact of Gavin and Stacey.

Eddie Butler tells the story of Barry and its island in this new series of Welsh Towns, once the biggest coal port in the world and a day trippers' paradise. But there's more to Barry's history than coal wagons and chip shops. Eddie discovers the story of the sixth-century saint who gave the town its name, finds a Tudor mural and hears about the American soldiers who camped there in the lead up to D-Day. He also learns how the series Gavin and Stacey has given Barry a new lease of life.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 26 Mar 2013 22:35

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Role Contributor
Presenter Eddie Butler
Producer Steve Freer
Director Steve Freer
Series Producer Catrin Griffith
Executive Producer Elis Owen


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