Listening for lights out. Burrow down deep for tales of dirt and darkness.
Author Bernard Hare recalls a terrifying childhood experience which changed his life.
Three surviving Bevin Boys reflect on the ways the experience changed them forever.
Gwyn Thomas’ famous eulogy on the mining disaster at Aberfan in 1966.
Alan Dein meets the Forest of Dean 'free miners', still digging coal in their 70s.
Snowdonia's slate once roofed the world. Find out what has become of the quarries today.
Helen Mark explores the clay mining history of Dorset's picturesque Isle of Purbeck.
Billy Bragg tells the story of Jock Purdon and the history of songwriting about mining.
Exploration of the haunting melancholy of Gresford, the Miners' Hymn, by Robert Saint.
Sue MacGregor brings together some of those involved in the miners' strike of 1984-5.