From Middle Earth to Bargoed: Hollywood actor comes home

Children at a school in Bargoed got the chance to meet a Hollywood filmstar today. In his latest role, Welsh actor Luke Evans plays Bard the Bowman in second instalment of The Hobbit trilogy.

He returned to his hometown to share his experiences on the big screen and inspire around 60 pupils from Lewis School Pengam. Alexandra Lodge went along to meet him.

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Caerphilly-born Hobbit actor goes back to school

One of the stars of the latest instalment of 'The Hobbit' paid a visit to a Caerphilly school to share his experiences in the industry. Luke Evans, who grew up in the area, visited Lewis School Pengam in Bargoed.