Bachelor, University Wales, 1954. Master of Arts, University Wales, 1956.
Senior English master, Sir Thomas Jones School, Wales, 1956-1961; lecturer in Education, U. Wales, 1961-1965; senior tutor Adult Department, U. Wales, 1979-1989; warden, director, U. Wales, Gregynog, 1989-1995; fellow department film, television, drama, U. Wales, since 1996; principal, Mandeville Teachers College, Jamaica, 1965-1967; warden and headmaster, Llandovery College, Wales, 1967-1976. Chair Welsh Academy, 1982-1987, Wales Film Council, 1992-1995, Gregynog Festival, 1989-1995, Mid-Wales Art Trust, 1992-1996. Member Welsh Arts Council, 1972-1997, Welsh television Authority, 1991-1996.
Member Welsh Academy, Wales Books Council.
Married Susan Lloyd Griffith, September 25, 1962. Children: Ceri, Rhys, Dafdd.