Dylan Thomas: Fitzrovia raises a glass to the poet's centenary

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Dylan Thomas: Fitzrovia raises a glass to the poet's centenary
24th October 2014

Famed for his booze-soaked lifestyle as much as his beautiful way with words, the Swansea-born bard remains Wales' pre-eminent poet.

Thomas loved Fitzrovia and spent much of his brief life frequenting the then-bohemian bars. 

"Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia", directed by Simon Green, is a centenary celebration of the poet in music as well as words. The charity concert premieres three new works dedicated to Wales' best-loved poet. 

There will also be readings by special guests, including  Owain Arwel Hughes, Camerata Wales, Robert Bathurst, Tom Hollander, Lesley Manville, John Owen-Jones, Siân Phillips, Jonathan Pryce and Griff Rhys Jones.

Local Fitzrovia charities will recieve the benefits from the gala. 

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