Aberfan: The Green Hollow (2016) 

Film poem to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster

Written by OWEN SHEERS and performed by a stellar cast of Wales' best-known acting talent, including MICHAEL SHEEN, JONATHAN PRICE, SIAN PHILLIPS, EVE MYLES and IWAN RHEON. Also featuring contributions from the local community. 

THE GREEN HOLLOW was produced by BBC Wales in association with VOX PICTURES. It was directed by our very own PIP BROUGHTON. Produced by JENNA ROBBINS and Executive Producer BETHAN JONES. 

Aired on BBC Wales on the anniversary of the disaster, and on BBC FOUR. 

Highly commended for BEST HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY and nominated also for BEST SINGLE DOCUMENTARY (Domestic) at the GRIERSEN AWARDS 2017.

Highly commended for BEST HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY and nominated also for BEST SINGLE DOCUMENTARY (Domestic) at the GRIERSEN AWARDS 2017.

Best Single Drama nominee at the BAFTA TV AWARDS 2017. Pip Broughton, Bethan Jones, Jenna Robbins, Owen Sheers - BBC Studios|BBC Cymru Wales|Vox Pictures|BBC One Wales

Best Single Drama nominee at the BAFTA TV AWARDS 2017. Pip Broughton, Bethan Jones, Jenna Robbins, Owen Sheers - BBC Studios|BBC Cymru Wales|Vox Pictures|BBC One Wales

7 nominations and three awards at BAFTA ACADEMY CYMRU 2017. Awarded Television Drama, Writer (Owen Sheers) and Breakthrough Award (Jenna Robbins). Nominees across Television Drama, Director: Fiction (Pip Broughton), Actress (Eiry Thomas) and Actor (Michael Sheen, who won the award in 2013), and Photography and Lighting (Steve Lawes).

7 nominations and three awards at BAFTA ACADEMY CYMRU 2017. Awarded Television Drama, Writer (Owen Sheers) and Breakthrough Award (Jenna Robbins). Nominees across Television Drama, Director: Fiction (Pip Broughton), Actress (Eiry Thomas) and Actor (Michael Sheen, who won the award in 2013), and Photography and Lighting (Steve Lawes).

If British television makes anything better this year, it will be a surprise.
Broughton’s sensitivity throughout struck home, more than supported by simply beautiful cinematography from Steve Lawes, and a magical score by Laurence Love Greed.
— The Arts Desk Review