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Roy Noble Valleys Tour

Roy Noble Valleys Tour

Roy Noble

Roy Noble OBE is one of the most popular and successful of Welsh broadcasters. He is a native of Brynaman, Carmarthenshire and lives in Aberdare with his wife and son.

Throughout May and June 2010 over 300 people were entertained asRoy Noble undertook a tour of five Authorities in the South East Valleys to promote his new book Noble Ways, Lay-bys of my Life.

Roy, a popular and well-known BBC presenter, draws on his upbringing and his working life in Wales in his illustrated collection of amusing and informative memoirs, anecdotes and essays. In so doing he paints a picture of the true essence of Wales – rugby, mining and choral singing are just a few of the strands of Welsh culture that brings Roy vividly to life.

A partnership promotion between the South Wales Valleys Development Officer and Accent Press, saw Roy Noble visit libraries in Bridgend, Caerphilly, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Neath Port Talbot and Blaenau Gwent.

Reviews:

‘Many uplifting tales which had me laughing out loud’ – Dennis Gethin, President of the Welsh Rugby Union

‘Roy Noble’s writing is like his radio broadcasting – witty, good natured and quirky’ – The Archbishop of Wales, Barry Morgan

‘Funny, thought provoking, and unbearably tragic in parts, this is a book that will remain with the reader long after the final page has been turned.’ – Best-selling romantic novelist Catrin Collier.