A horrible disaster in the Welsh town of Aberfan leaves scores of children dead, but when the Queen takes a week to decide to visit the town to offer solace to its people, she must confront her reasons for postponing the trip.
Did You Know?
The National Coal Board refused to accept responsibility for this horrific accident and subsequently stole money from a disaster relief fund set up for the families involved. The NCB stole £150,000 to use in clearing other coal tip sites and never truly apologized for what happened or for stealing the money. However, the government did repay the money and then some in the 90's. See more
All the external shots of the village show the correct type of terrace housing but many clearly have modern UPC type windows and doors which didn't exist as early as 1966. See more
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Written by Cecil F. Alexander
and William H. Monk See more