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Life and death of Dylan Thomas: BBC biopic to mark poet's centenary

Posted at 8:10AM Monday 10 Dec 2012

His death aged just 39, after a life blighted by drink and poverty, deprived the literary world of one of its most beautiful and original voices. Now the BBC and screenwriter Andrew Davies are to tackle Dylan Thomas's last days in a TV biopic to mark the centenary of his birth.


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