D.J Thomas: the man that introduced Dylan Thomas to poetry

By |2020-04-08T12:16:50+01:00December 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

  Dylan Thomas’s father, David John (D.J) Thomas died sixty-five years ago from throat cancer on December 16th 1952, at the age of seventy-six.  This event turned out to be very significant in the life of Dylan Thomas as it was the start of a year that included a rapid decline in his mental wellbeing. [...]

Holiday Memory by Dylan Thomas

By |2020-04-08T12:16:51+01:00August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The following needs little introduction.  It is a fantastic recording of my grandfather's broadcast Holiday Memory performed by the brilliant actor, Guy Masterson.  Please enjoy a nostalgic recollection of an August bank holiday weekend with all Dylan Thomas's wonderful wordplay. Guy Masterson is an actor, theatre director and Olivier Award winning producer.  His lineage in [...]

Under Milk Wood in Pictures

By |2020-04-08T12:16:51+01:00August 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Under Milk Wood was the last of Dylan’s works, but in many ways, the culmination of them.  It was written for radio and is told through narration and a host of eccentric characters. However, although he created the masterpiece, Dylan’s role in the play’s rise to fame was relatively small. He took part in only [...]