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Duration: 1 hour

In 1953 Dylan Thomas went to New York for the last time, his marriage a wreck, his drinking out of control. He was on his way to meet Stravinsky and to wallow in New York acclaim - but what was he escaping? How did such a triumph become a requiem? The last days of a great poet.

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Sun 18 May 2014 21:00 BBC Two


Dylan Thomas
Tom Hollander
Caitlin Thomas
Essie Davis
Liz Reitell
Phoebe Fox
John Malcolm Brinnin
Ewen Bremner
Young Dylan
Celt Llewelyn Jones
Jerry Hart
Jamie Ballard
Dr Milton Feltenstein
Demetri Goritsas
Samantha Coughlan
Rollie McKenna
Naomi Everson
Jason May
Dylan's Dad
Robert Blythe
Dylan's Mam
Sharon Morgan
Aeronwy THomas
Nansi Rhys Adams
Roy Poole
Robbie Lester
Nancy Wickwire
Morfydd Clark
Lucinda O'Donnell
Gruffydd Weston
Wanda Opalinska
Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Felix Gertsman
Celyn Jones
Kate Jarman
Ruth Caleb
Aisling Walsh
Andrew Davies


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