Event Dylan
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Venue St Martins Theatre, South Yarra, VIC
First Date 27 October 1965
Opening Date 27 October 1965
Last Date 20 November 1965
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description "Kind of fictionalised biographical drama about the later years of Welsh poet and celebrity Dylan Thomas, bringing out the poet with lyrical dreams as well as the irresponsible vulgar spendthrift. His relationship with wife Caitlin is especially poignantly portrayed."
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Biographical
Subjects Artists
Biography
Poetry
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Carl Bleazby Actor
Marcella Burgoyne Actor
Dennis Clinton Actor
Kenric Hudson Actor
Bill Jeffreys Actor
Norman Kaye Actor
Dawn Lightfoot Actor
David Mitchell Actor
James Robertson Actor
Penelope Shelton Actor
Isobel Skelton Actor
Martin Vaughan Actor
Raymond Westwell Actor
Diana Wilson Actor
Lyn Wright Actor
Paul Kathner Designer
George Fairfax Director
Sidney Michaels Playwright
Works
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Extraordinarily large cast (of 15 or more) for an unsubsidised professional company of its time! Raymond Westwell played Dylan Thomas and Marcella Burgoyne his wife Caitlin. Programme bills this as 'Australian premiere'.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme St Martins Theatre Company
Event Identifier 83028