Living Dead, The

Comedy series celebrating the lives of the dearly departed - but entirely fictional - heroes and heroines of modern Wales.

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0101Bryan Topliss20080809

Comedy series celebrating the lives of the dearly departed - but entirely fictional - heroes and heroines of modern Wales.

This first spoof obituary profiles celebrity chef Bryan Topliss.

He may have burnt down his last kitchen but he leaves a legacy of great modern Welsh cuisine, including his signature dish, lamb ice cream.

0102Jane Crush20080816

This spoof obituary profiles the fashion designer Jane Crush.

The daughter of hippy farmers in rural Wales, her home-made clothes, using materials found around the farm, became one of the defining looks of 'Swinging Sixties' London.

0103Elwyn Pugh20080823

This spoof obituary profiles the great evangelical preacher, the Rev Elwyn Pugh, who waged a one-man war against the rising tide of sin in Wales, riding throughout the land on his trusty goat.

0104Dick Cadwallader20080830

This spoof obituary profiles the politician Dick Cadwallader.

During a turbulent career in which he represented four political parties, the controversial MP also survived a series of devastating revelations about his private life.

0105Wendy Price20080906

This spoof obituary profiles the poet and protestor Wendy Price, whose disturbing obsession with Welsh celebrities found dramatic expression in her verse

0106Barry Singer20080913

This spoof obituary profiles the eccentric musician Barry Singer.

In a career spanning four decades, Singer was banned by the BBC, found fame on Broadway, threw it all away to record a series of disastrous concept albums and grew enormously fat, before making a final dramatic appearance at the concert to mark the opening of the National Assembly.