In a fascinating programme on radio 4 this evening,
voice coach Penny Dyer gave Mark Lawson a masterclass in speaking with an accent explaining that using physicality and imagination is as important as using ones ears.
One actor readying himself for a Welsh speaking part was heard to warm up by muttering,
'Ivor the Engine, Ivor the Engine.'
so this is essential viewing before our last break of the summer,
in the top left hand corner of Wales.