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Dylan Thomas (I) (1914–1953)

Dylan Thomas was born at the start of the First World War in the "ugly, lovely town" of Swansea, an industrial, coastal town on the South Wales Coast. He published his first volume of poetry, "Eighteen poems" in 1934 and went on to write many more volumes of poetry as well as many short stories, filmscripts, broadcast stories and talks. His work is... See full bio »

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 2015 Under Milk Wood (play)
 2014 The Hunchback in the Park (TV Movie)
 2014 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie)
 2010 We Who Are Young Are Old (Short) (poem)
 2005 Fern Hill (poem)
 2003 The Sunday Programme (TV Series) (extracts - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 November 2003 (2003) ... (extracts)
 2002 The Poet Writes His Wife (Short) (love letters)
 2001 Chelsea Walls (poems "Under Milk Wood" and "Lament")
 2001 Titus (TV Series) (poem "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" - 1 episode)
- When I Say Jump (2001) ... (poem "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night")
 1999 Miralls (TV Series) (poem - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... (poem)
 1995 De schaduwlopers (story)
 1992 Rebecca's Daughters (story)
 1992 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie)
 1987 A Child's Christmas in Wales (TV Movie) (poem)
 1985 The Doctor and the Devils (earlier screenplay)
 1984 Rijanon (TV Movie) (novel: The Visitor)
 1980 The Mouse and the Woman (novel)
 1974 Le beau samedi (Short) (short story)
 1972 Under Milk Wood (play)
 1966 A Child's Christmas in Wales (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 Festival (TV Series) (based on works by - 1 episode)
- Dylan Revisited (1966) ... (based on works by)
 1966 Doktor a besi (TV Movie)
 1964 About Religion (TV Series) (poetry and prose - 1 episode)
 1964 Festival (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Under Milk Wood (1964) ... (play)
 1961 Camera Three (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Q for Quest (TV Series) (sketch - 1 episode)
- Return Journey (1961) ... (sketch)
 1959 Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series) (script - 'Under Milk Wood' - 1 episode)
- U (1959) ... (script - 'Under Milk Wood')
 1959 Folio (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Under Milk Wood (1959) ... (play)
 1957 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie) (play)
 1948 No Room at the Inn (screenplay)
 1948 The Three Weird Sisters (writer)
 1945 A City Reborn (Short) (script)
 1945 A Soldier Comes Home (Short)
 1944 Fuel for Battle (Short) (script)
 1944 Our Country
 1943 These Are the Men (Short) (writer)
 1942 Balloon Site 568 (Short)
 1942 C.E.M.A. (Short)
 1942 New Towns for Old (Documentary short) (script)
 1942 The Battle for Freedom (Short) (commentary)
 1942 Wales: Green Mountain, Black Mountain (Documentary short)
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Other Works:

Spoken word recording: "Dylan Thomas Reading, Vol. 1" (Caedmon Records) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

(He wrote while visiting America:) There seems, at first, to be no reality at all in the life here: It is all an enormous façade of speed and efficiency and power behind which millions of little individuals are wrestling, in vain, with their own anxieties. See more »

Trivia:

His love of language was nurtured by his mother who read to him on those frequent occasions when he was sick in bed with asthma, bronchitis, and colds. The adult Thomas suffered more from alcoholism than asthma. He died at age 39. See more »

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