Y Sŵn

Y Sŵn

80 mins | Drama, History | March 13, 2023

In 1979, when Margaret Thatcher's first government breaks a promise to establish a Welsh language television channel, a wave of civil disobedience follows. One man - Gwynfor Evans - threatens to starve himself to death unless the government comes good on its manifesto pledge. The reimagining of one of the most colourful chapters in contemporary Welsh history.

Y Sŵn

80 mins | Drama, History | March 13, 2023

Y Sŵn
In 1979, when Margaret Thatcher's first government breaks a promise to establish a Welsh language television channel, a wave of civil disobedience follows. One man - Gwynfor Evans - threatens to starve himself to death unless the government comes good on its manifesto pledge. The reimagining of one of the most colourful chapters in contemporary Welsh history.
Producers Sianel 4 Cymru (S4C), Joio, Swnllyd
Original title Y Sŵn
Directors Lee Haven Jones
Writers Roger Williams

Cast

Rhodri Evan

as Gwynfor Evans

Mark Lewis Jones

as William Whitelaw

Eiry Thomas

as Rhiannon Evans

Sian Reese-Williams

as Margaret Thatcher

Rhodri Meilir

as Nicholas Edwards

Lily Beau

as Ceri Samuel

Lisa Jên Brown

as Phyllis Kinney

Sharon Morgan

as Marjorie

Claire Cage

as Ymgynghorydd i'r Weinidog

Steffan Cennydd

as Denis

Osian Davies

as Rupert Edwards

Dyfan Dwyfor

as Dafydd Wigley

Sion Eifion

as Dafydd Elis-Thomas

Richard Elfyn

as Goronwy Daniels

Carys Eleri

as Nerys

Steven Elliot

as Lord Harlech

Annes Elwy

as Meinir Ffransis

Dafydd Emyr

as Yr Arglwydd Cledwyn

Mensah Bediako

as Martin Luther King

Rohit Gokani

as Gandhi

Arwel Gruffydd

as Wyn Roberts

Lowri Izzard

as Manon

Nia Gwynne

as Lady Littler

Mali O'Donnell

as Ffion

Nicola Reynolds

as Lady Plowden

Geraint Wyn Tod

as Emyr Jenkins

Lisa Victoria

as Jennie Eirian

Dewi Rhys Williams

as G.O. Williams

Gwion Aled Williams

as Fred Ffransis

Llion Williams

as Gwilym