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Under Milk Wood, National Theatre

Why do we tell stories? Lyndsey Turner’s emotive staging of Dylan Thomas’s 1953 play for voices proffers some profound ideas: to heal familial bonds, to find lucidity in the murkiness of dementia, and to reach much-needed catharsis after a long … Continue reading

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Songs of innocence and experience

“Praise the Lord! We are a musical nation.”  Dylan Thomas’s ‘play for voices’ is not just one of the greatest radio dramas of all time, it is also the definitive argument that language can be as profoundly musical as any … Continue reading

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