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These stories are dramatised selections from 'Welsh Ghost Stories' by Rev Elias Owen, published in 1896. They give a sample of traditional tales of the supernatural drawing on Welsh folklore and local legends. The speaker, Paul Owens, is a graduate from the University of Glamorgan’s BA Drama degree (now working as a voice actor). Director Richard Hand and Producer Lyndon Jones are both of the Drama Department of our Faculty of Creative & Cultural Industries.


The University of South Wales was formed in 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. Items in this collection may have been originally published on iTunes U by the University of Glamorgan.

Terror Tales from Wales for Halloween University of South Wales

    • Arts

These stories are dramatised selections from 'Welsh Ghost Stories' by Rev Elias Owen, published in 1896. They give a sample of traditional tales of the supernatural drawing on Welsh folklore and local legends. The speaker, Paul Owens, is a graduate from the University of Glamorgan’s BA Drama degree (now working as a voice actor). Director Richard Hand and Producer Lyndon Jones are both of the Drama Department of our Faculty of Creative & Cultural Industries.


The University of South Wales was formed in 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. Items in this collection may have been originally published on iTunes U by the University of Glamorgan.

    Introduction to 'Welsh Ghost Stories' by Rev Elias Owen, 1896

    Introduction to 'Welsh Ghost Stories' by Rev Elias Owen, 1896

    Introduction to dramatised folk tales which have been adapted from 'Welsh Ghost Stories' by Rev Elias Owen, 1896. Director: Richard Hand and Producer: Lyndon Jones, both of the Drama Department of our Faculty of Creative & Cultural Industries. The speaker, Paul Owens, is a graduate from Glamorgan University’s BA Drama degree (now working as a voice actor). Paul Owens can be contacted at textundra@gmail.com

    • 1 min
    The Gloddaeth Ghost

    The Gloddaeth Ghost

    This folk tale is taken from 'Welsh Ghost Stories' by Rev Elias Owen, 1896. Director: Richard Hand and Producer: Lyndon Jones, both of the Drama Department of our Faculty of Creative & Cultural Industries. The speaker, Paul Owens, is a graduate from Glamorgan University’s BA Drama degree (now working as a voice actor). Paul Owens can be contacted at textundra@gmail.com

    • 4 min
    The Spirit of Llyn-Nâd-y-Forwyn

    The Spirit of Llyn-Nâd-y-Forwyn

    This folk tale is taken from 'Welsh Ghost Stories' by Rev Elias Owen, 1896. Director: Richard Hand and Producer: Lyndon Jones, both of the Drama Department of our Faculty of Creative & Cultural Industries. The speaker, Paul Owens, is a graduate from Glamorgan University’s BA Drama degree (now working as a voice actor). Paul Owens can be contacted at textundra@gmail.com

    • 1 min
    The Corpse Candle — 'Canwyll Corph'

    The Corpse Candle — 'Canwyll Corph'

    This folk tale is taken from 'Welsh Ghost Stories' by Rev Elias Owen, 1896. Director: Richard Hand and Producer: Lyndon Jones, both of the Drama Department of our Faculty of Creative & Cultural Industries. The speaker, Paul Owens, is a graduate from Glamorgan University’s BA Drama degree (now working as a voice actor). Paul Owens can be contacted at textundra@gmail.com

    • 4 min

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