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.


‘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.