Dylan Thomas Centenary

The current National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke and the painter Peter Blake celebrate the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas.

Gillian Clarke remembers hearing Under Milk Wood being broadcast on radio when she was a teenager and recognising those voices and she's gone on to read and reflect on his work. She's joined on stage by painter Peter Blake who completed a 28 year project to illustrate Under Milk Wood this year when he showed his portraits of the characters at the National Museum of Wales.

The presenter is Shahidha Bari. The reader is Trystan Gravelle .

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music before tonight's Prom concert.

Producer: Laura Thomas.

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Mon 11 Aug 2014 20:25

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