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A Poet in New York

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.

1 hour


Saturday 21:45
BBC Two except Northern Ireland


Role Contributor
Dylan ThomasTom Hollander
Caitlin ThomasEssie Davis
Liz ReitellPhoebe Fox
John Malcolm BrinninEwen Bremner
Young DylanCelt Llewelyn Jones
Jerry HartJamie Ballard
Dr Milton FeltensteinDemetri Goritsas
SylvieSamantha Coughlan
Rollie McKennaNaomi Everson
LongshoremanJason May
Dylan's DadRobert Blythe
Dylan's MamSharon Morgan
Aeronwy THomasNansi Rhys Adams
Roy PooleRobbie Lester
Nancy WickwireMorfydd Clark
BrazelleLucinda O'Donnell
SkullyGruffydd Weston
CountessWanda Opalinska
MarianneAimee-Ffion Edwards
Felix GertsmanCelyn Jones
NurseKate Jarman
ProducerRuth Caleb
DirectorAisling Walsh
WriterAndrew Davies

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