Braich Goch slate mine reopens after 40 years

When the last man left a slate mine, buried deep in a mountainside in Gwynedd, they simply locked the doors for the last time and left it exactly as it was.

Now, forty years later, Braich Goch slate mine has been opened up and visitors can see what life was like for the men who worked there.

Tours go down into the mine throughout the year, but this August, the mine's becoming one of the strangest temporary theatres in the world.

Rob Shelley reports.