Sixty years ago this week Richard Burton recorded his first radio version of Dylan Thomas’ play voices Under Milk Wood for the BBC. For many people – and for Burton himself – it represents the zenith of BBC drama. Read more here – but the pictures are from the 1963 recording, not 1954. The film of Under Milk Wood starring Burton, Peter O’Toole and Elizabeth Taylor is distributed by Reel Solutions.
Under Milk Wood – 60 years young