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Dec 17, 2012

From Stalag Luft III to Pistyll

The grave of actor Rupert Davies, best known for playing the detective Maigret on TV, is in a secluded ...

churchyard on the Llŷn Peninsula. His introduction to acting came at the German prisoner-of-war camp Stalag Luft III, when he took part in rehearsals designed to disguise the tunnelling activities of fellow inmates who later made a celebrated escape. For this story, and to read about the church's connection with sixth-century saint Beuno, scan the QR codes by the Wales Coast Path just outside the churchyard. Or click here. Cymraeg yma. Francais ici