The City of Tomorrow
A play by poet and writer Glyn Maxwell about the 100-year history of a garden city. Made in collaboration with the British Academy and performed in front of an audience there.
New drama by poet and writer Glyn Maxwell about the 100 year history of a garden city. Made in collaboration with the British Academy and performed in front of an audience there. It will be broadcast on the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dylan Thomas and is created and performed in the knowledge of Under Milk Wood, another play about the makings and breakings of a tight-knit community. Glyn Maxwell was born and raised in Welwyn Garden City and his play is both a love letter to his home town and a searching and telling account of how city making is no picnic. The cast of six have many roles from almost every decade of the garden city's life from the first adventures in planning a city of tomorrow out of green fields to present day un-neighbourly hostilities. The cast includes Pippa Haywood, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Samuel Barnett, Alex Tregear, Rebecca Smith Williams and Robin Soans. Producer: Tim Dee.