Rhydderch Jones scripts

Scope and Content

Film scripts by Rhydderch Jones, 1974-1987, mainly for television, including 'Mr Lollipop MA', 'Lliwiau' and 'Swallows'. = Sgriptiau ffilm gan Rhydderch Jones, 1974-1987, yn bennaf ar gyfer y teledu, gan gynnwys 'Mr Lollipop MA', 'Lliwiau' a 'Swallows'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rhydderch Jones was a dramatist and television producer, who was born in 1935 in Aberllefenni, Merionethshire, and studied at Bangor Normal College. He was a teacher in London and Wales. In 1965 he joined the entertainment department at the BBC and produced stage plays for radio and television. The popular series ‘Fo a Fe’ was co-written by him and his friend Gwenlyn Parry. His biography of Ryan Davies was published in 1980.

Arrangement

Arranged into two series: May 1999 Donation and July 1999 Donation.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Mrs Irene Jones; Cardiff; Donation; May and July 1999; 99730124402419.

Note

Rhydderch Jones was a dramatist and television producer, who was born in 1935 in Aberllefenni, Merionethshire, and studied at Bangor Normal College. He was a teacher in London and Wales. In 1965 he joined the entertainment department at the BBC and produced stage plays for radio and television. The popular series ‘Fo a Fe’ was co-written by him and his friend Gwenlyn Parry. His biography of Ryan Davies was published in 1980.

The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meic Stephens, Cydymaith i lenyddiaeth Cymru (Cardiff, 1997); Wicipedia website [https://cy.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhydderch_Jones viewed, 11/12/2020].

Archivist's Note

October 2020

Compiled by Ann Francis Evans.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright laws apply.

Related Material

A photograph album and framed poster relating to the film 'Swallows' were transferred to the graphic and visual collections respectively, January 2017.

Additional Information

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