Monday, 25 February 2008

Jennie Eirian Davies la Western Mail:

The life of a prominent campaigner against the establishment of a dedicated Welsh- language-only TV channel is the subject of a new drama-documentary.

Jennie will be screened on S4C tomorrow – 25 years after the channel was launched.

Jennie Eirian Davies’s main concern stemmed from her belief that Wales lacked the necessary depth of talent needed to support a Welsh-language- only service, which would inevitably lead to poor programming standards and in turn long-term damage to the language.

Actress Rhian Morgan plays Jennie – one of the most significant members of the Welsh establishment between the 1950s and ’80s – on screen.

The programme features contributions from Branwen Jarvis, Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Gwilym Owen, and Jennie’s eldest son Siôn Eirian...

No comments: