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Film charts alliance between striking miners and gay community

It was a clash of cultures that led to an unlikely friendship.

In 1984 a group of gay and lesbian activists from London arrived in the South Wales valleys to support striking miners.

It's a largely forgotten moment in Welsh history that's inspired a film.

Pride, starring Bill Nighy and Imelda Staunton, has its UK premiere on Tuesday night and is being tipped as the feel good hit of the year.

Carwyn Jones reports.

  • 02 Sep 2014
  • From the section Wales
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