Elis James's Pantheon Of Heroes

Comedian Elis James explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Also starring Ben Partridge, Nadia Kamil and Mike Bubbins.

Episodes

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20161112 (BBC7)

: Prince Madoc? Swansea Jack? Comparing Welsh history's key figures to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. From January 2012.

New series - comedian Elis James explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up, joined by fellow comics Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil. In tonight's first episode they consider seafarers.

0102Religion2012012020131001 (BBC7)
20150528 (BBC7)
20161119 (BBC7)

More historical heroism - as Saint David, Saint Patrick and Gerald of Wales are put to the Totaliser Test. From January 2012.

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20131008 (BBC7)
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More historical heroism as Aneurin Bevan, Hywel Dda and the Rebecca Rioters are put to the Totaliser. With Ben Partridge, Nadia Kamil. From January 2012.

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20131015 (BBC7)
20150611 (BBC7)
20161203 (BBC7)

Henry Morton Stanley, the 1958 Wales World Cup team and Alfred Russell Wallace face the vote. With Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil. From February 2012.

guest Gareth Gwynn

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20131022 (BBC7)
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20161210 (BBC7)

Elis explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Facing judgement are Owain Glyndwr and William Robert Grove. Expect a glorious service station. From February 2012.

Comedian Elis James explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Also starring Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James explores Welsh figures via stand-up with Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil

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20131029 (BBC7)
20150625 (BBC7)
20161217 (BBC7)

Exploring historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Gelert the Dog, anyone who played rugby for Wales, and William Frost face the vote. With Ben Partridge, Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James explores Welsh figures via stand-up with Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil

Comedian Elis James explores historic Welsh figures through sketch and stand-up. Also starring Ben Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Gelert the dog, anyone who has played rugby for Wales and William Frost face the vote. From February 2012.

0201The Welsh Abroad2012120720150819 (BBC7)
20170208 (BBC7)
20121208 (RW)

Welsh migrants to America, Michael D Jones and Anthony Hopkins. Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes.

0202Cultural Heroes2012121420121216
20150826 (BBC7)
20170215 (BBC7)

Iolo Morgannwg, Lady Llanover and Michael Heseltine. Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

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The Welsh dragon, Merlin and Fireman Sam. Determining the ultimate mythical hero of Wales. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

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Twm Sion Cati, Jesse James and Bartholomew Roberts. Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil. From December 2012.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

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20170308 (BBC7)

Pryce Pryce-Jones, Richard Trevithick and Guglielmo Marconi - Elis compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. With Benjamin Partridge, Nadia Kamil.

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20150923 (BBC7)
20170315 (BBC7)

Sarah Siddons, Richard Burton and Caradog (Cor Mawr). Determining the ultimate heroes of Wales. From January 2013.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales' ultimate heroes. Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil.

03012013121320170322 (BBC7)
20131214 (RW)

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's true heroes.

The Severn Bridge and Millennium Stadium do battle with wildcard entry, Stonehenge.

Also starring Benjamin Partridge and Nadia Kamil. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James, and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James and Benjamin Partridge.

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20131222 (RW)

Barry Island, The Royal Welsh Show and The Seven Wonders of Wales are scrutinised by comedian Elis James and guests. From December 2013.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes. Written by Gareth Gwynn, Elis James and Benjamin Partridge.

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20131228 (RW)
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The Celts, The Romans and The Normans. Elis James and guests determine the ultimate heroes of Wales. From December 2013.

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

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20140104 (RW)

Pendine Sands, Ernest Willows and Edward George Bowen are scrutinised by comedian Elis James and guests. From January 2014.

Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

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Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.

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Comedian Elis James compares figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes

Comedian Elis James compares key figures in Welsh history to determine Wales's ultimate heroes, aided by Nadia Kamil and Benjamin Partridge.