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The staffroom debt to the Welsh

In your Fantasy Teacher column (TES, February 22) you used a photo of Welsh actor Aubrey Richards for Elijah Jonas-Sessions when Aubrey in fact played the fanatical deacon, Elias The Shop, in Stanley Baker's production of How Green was My Valley.

I know that our Welsh names can prove confusingly similar to the English but I hope it's not true that we also all look alike!

Adrian Mourby mentions that Wales has populated staffrooms around the world so why have we not heard anything of my all-time favourite Price, the dismal chemistry teacher in Please Sir!

Or indeed David Powlett Jones, played by John Duttine, in the TV adaptation of To serve them all my days?

Or Professor Welch in Lucky Jim played to perfection by Hugh Griffith? Indeed we have populated staffrooms.

CO Jones 29 Oakfield Streeet Roath, Cardiff The editor writes: Apologies for this error. It was our mistake, not Adrian's. Expect more Welsh "fantasy teachers" in the very near future.

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