Part One: A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Part Two: A Christmas Story
‘Snow grew overnight on the roofs of the houses’
Dylan Thomas and Richard Burton are icons of twentieth century Wales. They have produced stories about Christmas in Wales that rival Charles Dickens’ short stories about Christmas in nineteenth century England. In some ways Thomas and Burton can be accused of inventing Christmas in exactly the same way Dickens is responsible for creating the Christmas that we enjoy so wholeheartedly.
For all of that, however, Burton and Thomas were actors whose love of words shines through these two short but heart warming stories.
Described by the South Wales Evening Post as ‘a joy’, this ‘Welsh Icons Xmas show’ performed by one actor has proved hugely popular.
‘There were very few white Christmases in my part of Wales’….