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Stars join 'readathon' for Dylan Thomas centenary

The work of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas is being celebrated during a 36 hour-long performance to mark the centenary of his birth.

About 250 people, including singer Katherine Jenkins and actor Sir Ian McKellen, helped bring his poems, plays and letters to life at Swansea's Grand Theatre on Monday.

Elsewhere in the city, a new signpost was unveiled outside the house in Cwmdonkin Drive where he was born to help visitors find their way to places associated with him.

BBC Wales' arts correspondent Huw Thomas reports.

  • 27 Oct 2014
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