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Pobol y Cwm (also known as 'People of the Valley') is a Welsh language TV soap opera produced by the BBC that first aired in 1974. The show takes place in a fictional village called Cwmderi, set in the real Gwendraeth Valley.

The show has expanded its locales over the years from its humble beginnings at a nursing home to now include a school, pub, local farm & the surrounds villages.

The soap has been shot in the Roath Lock studio, in Cardiff Bay, since 2012; with it was previously being recorded at Broadcasting House, Cardiff. Roath Lock also plays host to other hit BBC productions, including Casualty & Doctor Who.

On Wednesday 25th September 2019, the soap hit a significant broadcasting landmark when it aired its 8,000th episode. The soap airs 5 episodes per week and draws an impressive 380,000 viewers.

Pobol y Cwm is the longest running BBC soap eclipsing even the hugely popular and long running show Eastenders. Whilst it originally aired on BBC Wales, it made the move to S4C in 1982 when the new channel was launched.

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Production Company: BBC

Year of Publication: 1974

Companies connected with this show

BBC BBC Wales S4C

Connected mandy members

Aaron Stephens
Aaron Stephens
AV Technician
Production electrician
Steve Dibben
Steve Dibben
Actor
Henchman
Non Vaughan-O'Hagan
ICU doctor
Hannah Lloyd
Hannah Lloyd
Voice Over: Welsh
Newsreader
Bethan Harvey
SANDRA
Rhys Jenkins
Rhys Jenkins
Focus Puller
Focus Puller
Karl-James Langford
Support Actor
Boo Golding
Boo Golding
Actor
Cyclist
Julian Price
Julian Price
Actor
Farmer
Karl-James Langford
Supporting Actor
Grace French
Grace French
Art Dept Assistant
Standby props/ Standby art director
Tricia Jordan
Villager
James Wilbraham
Chester
Barry Roberts
Barry Roberts
Standby Props
Art Department Assistant
Ruthie Gwilym Thomas
Janine
Hannah Lloyd
Hannah Lloyd
Actor
Newsreader
Steffan Rizzi
PC James
Hanna Brunt
Hanna Brunt
Actor
Mother
Delyth Rowlands
Mrs Hodges Acting role
Rowan Alexandria
Gwennan (Gweithredwr Cymdeithasol)

Alternative Names

Pobl y Cwm, Pobol-y-cwm, Pobol y cym, 'Anwen' in Pobol y Cwm, 'School Girl' in Pobol y Cwm, Pobol Y Cwm (Welsh Language Soap Opera), Pobol Y Cwm (Welsh language TV Soap), Pobol y Cwm/Newyddion, Pobol-y-Cwm (People of the Valley) Ep.207