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Dylan Thomas: 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

Last on

Sat 25 Oct 2014 22:45


Role Contributor
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
Sylvie Samantha Coughlan
Rollie McKenna Naomi Everson
Longshoreman 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
Brazelle Lucinda O'Donnell
Skully Gruffydd Weston
Countess Wanda Opalinska
Marianne Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Felix Gertsman Celyn Jones
Nurse Kate Jarman
Producer Ruth Caleb
Director Aisling Walsh
Writer Andrew Davies


  • Wed 30 Apr 2014 21:00
  • Sun 18 May 2014 21:00
  • Sat 25 Oct 2014 21:45
  • Sat 25 Oct 2014 22:45