Buzz TV talks to Peter Blake
Buzz TV talks to artist Peter Blake Inspired by renowned Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, Blake's new exhibition 'Llareggub: Peter Blake Illustrates Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood' consists of over 200 water colours, collages and drawings depicting many characters, dream sequences and scenes from the fictional Welsh town of Llareggub as featured in Thomas' radio play Under Milk Wood. filming and editing JAYDON MARTIN producer and journalist HEATHER ARNOLD
Dylan Thomas - A friend of Sgt Pepper
In this interview we get a first hand description of one of the world's greatest poets ever - from his best friend's wife. Dylan Thomas should have been best man in the wedding of Gwen and Vernon Watkins - but he overslept. Gwen met her husband during the 2. world war at Bletchley Park, where British Intelligence gathered bright people from all over Britain to solve Hitler's war codes. Vernon Watkins, Dylan's best friend, was both poet and banker.
Dylan Thomas 'last century's best', says Jimmy Carter
The Laugharne Festival has had a special contribution from one of Dylan Thomas's best-known fans - former American president Jimmy Carter. He has been speaking about how he first came to love the work of the Welsh poet whose centenary is being celebrated in 2014.
From the Poetry Center Archive—Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood | 92Y Readings
It was sixty years ago today—May 14, 1953—that Dylan Thomas's play Under Milk Wood had its premiere on the stage of 92Y's Kaufmann Concert Hall, with Thomas himself reading a number of roles (1st Voice and Reverend Eli Jenkins, among them). According to Wikipedia, this is "the only known recorded performance of Under Milk Wood with Thomas as a part of the cast. A studio recording, planned for 1954, was precluded by Thomas's death in November 1953."