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FMIC Episode 2 – Velvet Coalmine | Podcast

The second episode of FMIC has arrived and it’s a special programme recorded at the Velvet Coalmine festival in Blackwood. We speak to festival director Iain Richards, have a natter with singer/ songwriter Danielle Lewis and cajole Rachel Trezise into being our guest interviewer; she chats to award-winning authors Cynan Jones, Jo Mazelis and Francesca Rhydderch.

The show is presented by Gary Raymond and Gray Taylor, produced by Cerith Mathias and edited by Dani Thomas.

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