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science-fiction (Science fiction on television) series ''Doctor Who'', working on its first three series. Her own writing work includes two ''Doctor Who'' stories and episodes of spin-off series ''Torchwood''. Her non science-fiction work includes ''Cake'', a fifteen-minute television short for BBC One's ''Brief Encounters'' strand shown in May 2006, and a sixty-minute play ''Running Away with the Hairdresser'' for BBC Radio 4, broadcast in June 2005. For the theatre she has written


for souvenir photographs of Swansea city centre - the building is floodlit at night. * '''The Guildhall'''. This elegant building of white Portland stone has graced the city centre's western approach since 1934. The main building only houses administrative offices and is of no interest to the casual visitor. However, Sir Frank Brangwyn's murals (originally intended for the House of Lords, but considered too frivolous) that grace the interior of the '''Brangwyn Hall''' are definitely worth viewing

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Musical a musical version of Colleen McCullough’s bestselling novel ''The Thorn Birds'' for the Wales Theatre Company. It has music by German opera composer Gloria Bruni and McCullough herself wrote the book and lyrics. It opened at the Grand Theatre, Swansea in April and then toured the UK, cuminating at the Wales Millennium Centre. '''Stuart

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, the band are now taking a more structured approach to song writing, with the addition of Charlotte James contributing to the writing process. The duo are considered pioneers of the electronic (electronics) genre, and have produced four studio albums, all garnering critical acclaim. They are known for their cinematic approach to their production, specifically with the use of orchestral sounds, which is particularly notable on their debut album ''Wide Angle'' when they collaborated with the Russian Federal Orchestra. Also over their eleven year career, they have produced over 100 remixes for over 40 artists. Their fourth studio album, ''Disappear Here (Disappear Here (Hybrid Album))'', was released on March 29, 2010. The band is selling the album together with self designed artwork and t-shirts at their official web site. From Gloucester the A48 runs through the villages of Minsterworth, Westbury-on-Severn, connects to a link road to Cinderford in the Forest of Dean then through Newnham (Newnham on Severn), Blakeney (Blakeney, Gloucestershire) and bypassing the town of Lydney (the bypass was built in the 1990s) on the west bank of the River Severn. Crossing the Wales-England border at Chepstow and continuing west close to the South Wales coast, it connects Newport, Cardiff, Cowbridge, Bridgend, Pyle, Port Talbot, Neath, Swansea before terminating at the junction with the A40 (A40 road) near the centre of Carmarthen. Biography Charles was born in the Cwmbwrla district of Swansea during late 1931. Charles would play football as a child, with younger brother Mel Charles who also went on to become a professional, later playing alongside each other for the Welsh national team. RoyoftheRovers.com birth_date

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Grand Theatre Grand Theatre . ''Boxing musical given UN audience'' BBC News, Wales, 26 Feb 2007 A theme of the musical is that Farr's lack of success in the USA resulted wholly from his refusal to co-operate with fight-fixing (Match fixing) mobsters and bookmakers. After his role as Jeremy Lewis in the Swansea-based movie ''Twin Town'' (1997), he gained international exposure in his role as the slovenly

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82% of the population were born in Wales and 13% born in England; 2001 Census Socio ­ Economic Profile 13.4% were Welsh (Welsh language) speakers.

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?p_id 1126&st swansea Swansea Glamorgan through time Local history overview for the place There were three major extensions to the boundaries of the borough, first in 1835, when Morriston, St Thomas (St Thomas, Swansea), Landore, St John-juxta-Swansea, and part of Llansamlet parish were added, and again in 1889 when areas around Cwmbwrla and Trewyddfa were included, and in 1918 when the borough was enlarged to include the whole of the ancient parish of Swansea

speaking family

; In the 1820s, south Wales alone accounted for 40% of all pig iron manufactured in Britain. Note: Wales has five cities. In addition to Cardiff, Newport and Swansea, the communities of Bangor (Bangor, Wales) and St David's also have city status in the United Kingdom. Early life and ordination Williams was born on 14 June 1950 in Ystradgynlais, Swansea, Wales, into a Welsh (Welsh language)-speaking family. ref>

, Cambridge Christ's College . He then went to Wadham College (Wadham College, Oxford) at Oxford University (University of Oxford), where he received his DPhil (Doctor of Philosophy) in 1975. Early life and ordination Williams was born on 14 June 1950 in Ystradgynlais, Swansea, Wales, into a Welsh (Welsh language)-speaking family.

in Bridgend in a fluent Welsh speaking family. He was a pupil at Brynteg Comprehensive School in Bridgend, and then studied at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth,

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electronic music group based in Swansea, comprising Mike Truman and Chris Healings, with the addition of Charlotte James completing their 2010 lineup. They are primarily known as a progressive breaks (Progressive electronic music) act, although they overlap considerably with progressive house (progressive electronica) and trance (trance music). However


'''Swansea''' ( making it the second most populous local authority area (List of Welsh principal areas by population) in Wales after Cardiff. During its 19th-century industrial heyday, Swansea was a key centre of the copper industry, Swansea (Wales, United Kingdom) – Britannica Online Encyclopedia earning the nickname 'Copperopolis'. Hughes, S. (2000) ''Copperopolis: landscapes of the early industrial period in Swansea'' (Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales

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