He was interested in music and drama and through his own exertions he became a precentor , an organist in the chapel (and local cinema , too, when he was short of money), and a prominent member of the opera company and drama company . At the Treorchy national eisteddfod in 1928 he met two people who were to influence his life greatly, namely Daniel Haydn Davies , who became a producer of school programmes for the B.B.C. , and also one who became a lifelong friend, namely David Moses Jones , a collier and actor like himself. In 1936 Thomas Rowland Hughes , the novelist and producer , invited both of them to take part in a radio play , and for the next 30 yrs. Prysor Williams 's voice was among the most familiar on Welsh radio and television. He appeared also on stage , including performances in the Abbey in Dublin ( Birds of a feather by J.O. Francis ) and in the Globe , London ( Rhondda roundabout by Jack Jones ). He took part in five films ; the best-known was Blue scar by Jill Craigie .
He m. in 1917 Margaret Mary Walters and they had two daughters. He d. 13 Oct. 1967 at Treherbert and his remains were cremated at Glyn-taff .
Lorraine Davies, Cardiff
Published date: 2001