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Paul Griffiths

Writer from Wales

Paul Griffiths Paul Griffiths (born 8 August 1973) is a Welsh writer, theatre critic and director. He won the Drama Medal at the National Urdd Gobaith Cymru Eisteddfod three times in succession between 1995 and 1997 – the only person ever to do this. Since March 2006 he has contributed a controversial weekly theatre column to the National Paper of Wales Y Cymro. He is also a regular contributor on the Welsh language Television Channel S4C and BBC Radio Cymru. In July 2008, he was appointed as the Operations Manager for Youth Music Theatre: UK. Griffiths was raised in Dolwyddelan, North Wales He set up his own theatre company aged 13 years old called Cwmni Ieuenctid Dolwyddelan. The company became successful and toured Wales competing in local theatre festivals. He was educated at Dolwyddelan school and later at Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy Secondary school in Llanrwst, North Wales. Griffiths took a three-year Media Course at the Y Coleg Normal, University of Wales, Bangor and after graduating in 1994, worked for numerous television companies as a Production Assistant, and later as an Assistant Producer and Director. Griffiths won the Drama Medal at the National Urdd Gobaith Cymru Eisteddfod for the first  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1973-08-08
Place of birth
Dolwyddelan
Nationality
Wales
Profession
Theatre Director, Writer

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