Elwyn Jones (Elwyn John Jones)
BiographyCwmaman, Glamorgan, Wales, UK
Born at 27 Byron Street, Cwmaman, Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, UK. Son of Evan Edwin Jones and Olwen Jones (née Evans). Pupil, Cwmaman Elementary School, 1930-1935; Pupil, Aberdare County School for Boys, 1935-1942 (Head Boy, 1941-1942); Student, London School of Economics, 1942-1944; Journalist (reporter, then Features Editor) "News Review", 1944-1950; Journalist, "Radio Times", 1950-1957 (Assistant to Literary Editor, then Television Editor,1950-1957); Producer and scriptwriter, BBC Television 1957-1966 (Administrator to Head of Drama, 1957-195X, Deputy Head of Documentary Drama, 195X-1961, Assistant Head of Drama, 1961-1963, Head Of Drama, Series, 1963-1966). Read more... documentary books) and journalist (London "Sunday Telegraph", Cardiff "Western Mail", and others). Member, Welsh Arts Council Drama Committee. Drama Adjudicator, National Eisteddfod 1968, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK. Co-nominee, The Mystery Writers Of America Edgar Allen Poe Awards 1966, for "The Last Two To Hang" (book). Died at Blaeneinon, Pont Sian, Llandysul, Cardiganshire, Wales, UK. Funeral 22 May 1982 at Morriston Crematorium, Swansea, Wales, UK.