Pupils at a Caerphilly school got the chance to meet a Hollywood actor today, when one of the stars of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' paid them a visit.
Luke Evans, who grew up in Caerphilly, was at Lewis School Pengam in Bargoed to talk about his work and how to develop a career in the film industry.
The event was part of the charity FILMCLUB's industry interaction programme, which enables young people from all backgrounds to have access to a creative professional while still at school.
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