15 Aug '14

News Helen Roberts obituary

My wife, Helen Roberts, who has died of cancer aged 64, was an actor who later in life used her theatrical skills to help children develop both numeracy and literacy.In 1973, in Swansea, she was a co-founder of Open Cast Theatre, which toured community venues in South Wales for seven years with original, challenging work that encouraged audiences to discuss productions and devise their own. Topics included conscientious objectors in the first world war, the Welsh miners' strike of 1925 and the sacrifice of homes in Swansea to a property scheme. Continue reading...

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