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  1. Directing The Hunchback in the Park

    Bram Ttwheam

    Director Bram Ttwheam describes directing 'The Hunchback in the Park', a unique short animation of Dylan Thomas's poem performed by Michael Sheen and produced for the centenary year of the poet's birth.

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  2. Dark and disturbing poem to be performed in English for very first time

    Polly March

    This year marked 100 years since the birth of the acclaimed Welsh poet RS Thomas, while 2014 will see hundreds of events taking place worldwide to celebrate the centenary of Dylan Thomas' birth.

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  3. Jemma King launches her first collection of poetry at the Dylan Thomas Centre

    Polly March

    Award-winning Welsh poet Jemma King is currently halfway through the launch tour of her very first collection of poetry.

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  4. Poet Rhian Edwards to host spoken word event as residency draws to a close

    Polly March

    It's an exciting time for Bridgend poet Rhian Edwards: her first child is due in three months, her first book of poems has been shortlisted for a Wales Book of the Year award and her second collection is coming along nicely.

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  5. Academics, poets and musicians unite in evening to mark RS Thomas' centenary

    Polly March

    This year marks a century since the birth of the celebrated Welsh poet and priest RS Thomas. Famed for his uncompromising and often stark representations of religion and the Welsh landscape, Thomas was also passionate about the Welsh nationalist cause and a fan of the visual arts.

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  6. Performance poet is next Young People's Laureate

    Polly March

    When Martin Daws was a schoolboy he, like so many other young people, had little interest in the poetry he was taught in school. But, as a lover of musical lyrics and inspired early on by artists like Bowie and Dylan, as well as hip hop and rap, he soon learned that the scope of poetic verse rea...

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  7. Idris Davies, poet of the Depression

    Phil Carradice

    One man who tried to chart or capture the suffering that the people of the Welsh valleys endured - was the poet Idris Davies.

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  8. Life at arts centre to inspire poet's verse

    Polly March

    The award winning poet Rhian Edwards has just been installed in post at the first-ever writer in residence at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

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  9. The Boy Stood on the Burning Deck

    Phil Carradice

    One of the most popular poems in the Victorian Age - for recitation and for private reading - was undoubtedly Casabianca or, as it is invariably known, "The boy stood on the burning deck."

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  10. The people's poets of Wales

    Phil Carradice

    It might be something of a generalization but, from the early days of the princes, the Welsh have always enjoyed poetry and revered their bards.

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