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Creator of Pobol y Cwm dies

The family of John Hefin, one of the creators of Welsh language soap Pobol y Cwm, has died at the age of 71.

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Creator of Pobol y Cwm dies

John Hefin was awarded an MBE in 2009 Credit: Johnny Green/PA

The ex-head of drama at BBC Wales, John Hefin, has died at the age of 71. He was one of the creators of the long-running Welsh language soap, Pobol y Cwm.

He was recently honoured at the BAFTA Cymru Awards for his outstanding contribution to television drama.

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