Past Master, The

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20061015

Phil Carradice is Radio Wales' history man, and if he doesn't know the answer to your query, he'll know someone who does.

20061018

Phil Carradice is Radio Wales' history man, and if he doesn't know the answer to your query, he'll know someone who does.

20081009

Courtaulds textiles once dominated the working landscape and social life in Flintshire, employing 10,000 at its peak - most of them women. Presenter Phil Carradice talks to these 'Rayon Queens' who shared attitude and a camaraderie long before the Spice Girls.

20090430

Wales's first anorexic or child saint? Phil Carradice investigates the strange case of Sarah Jacob, the 'fasting girl' of Carmarthenshire.

Phil Carradice investigates the case of Sarah Jacob, the 'fasting girl' of Carmarthenshire.

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1/5. Phil Carradice is the man searching for contemporary lessons from events in Wales' past.

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Phil Carradice investigates the hidden story behind one of Wales' greatest feats of engineering, the Severn Tunnel, and the remarkable men who built it.

01The Amazing Mr Matthews2009040520090409

Phil Carradice goes in search of Harry Grindell Matthews, who invented the mobile phone a century ago before retiring to his lab on Mynydd y Gwair to perfect his infamous Death Ray.

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The History of the Coming of The Forestry Commisson. Phil Carradice visits a forest in Powys with the man who farmed there before the trees were planted.

02The Death Of Father David Lewis20090412

Phil Carradice investigates the judicial killing of a Monmouthshire priest 400 years ago amid rumours of a terrorist plot that could strike at the Crown.

Phil Carradice investigates the judicial killing of a Monmouthshire priest 400 years ago.

02The Death Of Father David Lewis20090416
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3/5. Presenter Phil Carradice explores the history and craft of dry stonewalling, and the history of the San Francisco and Swansea earthquakes of 1906.

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Phil Carradice goes in search of the Physicians of Myddfai, the medieval Welsh medical miracle workers first referred to in the Red Book of Hergest.

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3/9. Phil Carradice goes in search of the Physicians of Myddfai, the medieval Welsh medical miracle workers first referred to in the Red Book of Hergest.

03Copper20090419

Phil Carradice explores Wales' historical legacy from the copper industry and takes a trip under Parys Mountain, Anglesey.

Phil Carradice explores Wales' historical legacy from the copper industry.

03Copper20090423

Phil Carradice explores Wales' historical legacy from the copper industry and takes a trip under Parys Mountain, Anglesey.

Phil Carradice explores Wales' historical legacy from the copper industry.

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Phil Carradice is the man searching for contemporary lessons from events in Wales' past.

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4/5.

Phil Carradice is the man searching for contemporary lessons from events in Wales' past.

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Phil Carradice investigates the history of Welsh tuberculosis sanatoria through the testimonies of former patients.

04The Fasting Girl20090426

Wales's first anorexic or child saint? Phil Carradice investigates the strange case of Sarah Jacob, the 'fasting girl' of Carmarthenshire.

Phil Carradice investigates the case of Sarah Jacob, the 'fasting girl' of Carmarthenshire.

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Phil Carradice tells the story of the 8th Baron Howard de Walden, the eccentric English millionaire who became a champion of the Welsh arts and language.

05Betsy Cadwaladyr2009050420090507

The story of the Bala woman who nursed the wounded at Balaclava and quarrelled with the Lady of the Lamp.

The story of the Bala woman who nursed the wounded at Balaclava.

05 LAST2006111220061115

Broadcaster Phil Carradice, travels to the Somme and visits Mametz Wood, where 90 years ago many Welshmen lost their lives.

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Phil Carradice investigates the evil deeds of the Welsh highway robbers who preyed on hapless travellers in the seventeeth and eighteenth centuries.

06Motown And Me2009051020090514

Phil Carradice takes a tour of 1950s and '60s Cardiff with Tony Etoria to discover how the music of Motown entered the lives of young black youths there.

Exploring how Motown music entered the lives of young black youths in 1960s Wales.

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Phil Carradice explores the fascinating lives of two women who flew Spitfires during the Second World War.

08Pedestrianism2008092820081002

Phil Carradice recalls the glory days of professional athletics in Wales, when men, women and even children would walk, run or hobble insane distances for a bet.