DO NOT GO GENTLE FESTIVAL | LIVE REVIEW **** Various venues, Swansea, Fri 3 – Sat 4 Nov Any festival which “aims to be the kind of celebration of the arts that Dylan Thomas himself would have enjoyed” is holding the bar either very high indeed – and/or, extremely low, accessible, and with many drinks […]
The Dylan Thomas Theatre, Swansea Wed 8 Nov – Sat 11 Nov First aired in 1954, Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood was originally a radio drama, but has made its way onto film and stage since then, as well as into Welsh hearts. It’s Thomas at his lyrical best and any of us who’ve seen it, […]
Following the immense response in 2014 to the activities and events to celebrate Dylan Thomas’ centenary, the request was met to set a public day to revel in all things Dylan. Part of a three-year project funded by the Welsh Government in the hope of raising awareness of Thomas’ work, not only in Wales but […]
Ongoing, permanent exhibition dedicated to Dylan Thomas, with lots of interactive features and voiceovers from people including Prince Charles and Richard Burton.
Theatr Iolo is delighted to be arriving at the Sydney Opera House with their thrilling production created for the Dylan Thomas 100 Festival. Samuel Bennet leaves his home in South Wales to pursue a career in London. Setting out with an attitude of reckless, nihilistic purpose, he encounters a nightmarish city. A room full of furniture, an assortment of bizarre characters and an embarrassing first sexual experience in a cold bath.
UNDER MILK WOOD: AN OPERA | STAGE REVIEW Sherman Cymru, Cardiff, Fri 11 Apr In preparation for this unique interpretation of Dylan Thomas’ radio play Under Milk Wood I downloaded Richard Burton’s famous version, then continued to not listen to it. This is something I regretted once we started being introduced to the […]
Known across South Wales as ‘The Dylan Thomas Guy’ Jeff Towns talks to Lauren Sourbutts about Dylan’s Mobile Bookstore. What was it that sparked your passion for Dylan Thomas’s work? The first LP I ever bought was Bob Dylan’s, I was a huge fan of his and I read somewhere that he changed his […]
Charmingly visual adaptation of Dylan Thomas’ radio play
At an event to unveil the judges for this year’s prestigious literary competition at Hay Festival last night it was announced that Rachel Trezise, the first winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize, is to join this year’s judging panel. Literary luminaries gathered for a champagne reception in Richard Booth’s famous Bookshop in the Town of Books to hear readings […]
The autumn season for the National Dance Company Wales brings together two world-class choreographers