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DAI'S WALK-AROUND-WALES BLOG - APRIL 2017

 

8/4/2017 - Sgwd Eira

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The 8th of April 2017 was one of those days where the weather was just perfect. Around 18 degrees without a breath of wind and a cloudless sky. A trip to Sgwd Eira was called for and Hayley and I did the trip. Awesome :)

 

14/4/2017 - DECLINE & FALL ON TV - 1-3/9/16 - JAILHOUSE ROCK - FILMED IN TREFIL QUARRY

Last September I spent 5 days on a BBC production of Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh. The series is filmed almost entirely in Wales although two of the days I spent filming were inside Shepton Mallet's Cornhill prison, not a nice place ! My role was a prisoner and I worked alongside Jack Whitehall (Bad Education) and Stephen Graham (This is England). The locations in Wales where we filmed were Trefil Quarry, (I was a in a chain gang) and Cyfartha Castle, Merthyr for a church service. In the above scene I had to grunt to prompt Stephen and Jack to move along and then had a stare off with Stephen.

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A nice sunny morning and the early morning start prompted a ride on the Brompton to the set at Trefil quarry on the 3rd day of filming.

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Pictured on the left behind Jack Whitehall and Stephen Graham, the prisoner (played by Dai Richards) delivers a grunt to move the pair along, then gives an oscar winning stare. DECLINE AND FALL DAI GRUNT YOUTUBE VIDEO - CLICK HERE
  

Sitting next to Stephen Graham is chorister Dai Richards.

DECLINE AND FALL DAI SING YOUTUBE VIDEO - CLICK HERE

 

 

Aplogies for the lack of blogging for this month, we've been busy on others things.

 

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