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Michael Sheen’s Valleys Rebellion (2015)

BBC Wales documentary from 2015. Michael Sheen travels through the South Wales valleys on a journey to find out why people are disillusioned with politics. He follows in the footsteps of the working-class reform movement the Chartists, on the day of the 1839 Newport Rising.

Thank you to InvisibleIceWandS for uploading the documentary to YouTube. Is it also available on iPlayer as of October 2023.

English subtitles:
Michael Sheen’s Valleys Rebellion – 2015.srt

Thank you to Claire @Eden_n_Tunnels for creating this transcript of the documentary, which includes links to additional information:

View English transcript

Extended interviews

Michael Sheen’s full interview with Owen Jones:

Michael Sheen’s full interview with David Davies: