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Remember Aberfan

Synopsis
Visits the small minig village of Aberfan in South Wales where, on 21 October 1966, the coal tip above the village collapsed and slid down the hillside, killing over 140 people, many of them children from the junior school. Uses photographs and archive film, together with personal accounts, to tell the stories of survivors and their families.
Series
Timewatch, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Year of production
1996
Availability
Out of Distribution; 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 on 15/10/96.
Subjects
History
Keywords
coal mines; disasters; mining industries; Wales

Credits

Producer
Catrine Clay
Contributor
Laurence Rees

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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