Badgers in My Vest - John Fletcher & Dylan Thomas

Badgers in My Vest

By John Fletcher & Dylan Thomas

  • Release Date: 2010-06-03
  • Genre: Drama & Poetry
  • © 2010 BBC Worldwide Limited

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Summary : Badgers in My Vest

Badgers in My Vest is a new, darkly funny play by an acclaimed contemporary playwright, based on a true incident in Dylan Thomas' life.

Deemed unfit to fight in World War II, Dylan Thomas spends his time in Newquay in the local pub, cadging drinks, laughing at the Welsh behind their back, and being outrageous. Privately, he is terrified, suffering nightmares and in the grip of writer's block.

Then one night, a soldier comes in. Having found poetry a solace in the face of human brutality, he hopes to exchange views on beauty and truth with Thomas. Instead he is goaded by semi-hysteria and goes for his gun....

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