Dylan Thomas Festival will be global hit with visitors
VISITORS from across the globe will be heading to Swansea to see top authors and TV classics at the Dylan Thomas Festival.
An international audience from the USA, Japan and Australia will be soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying everything from a Doctor Who day along with an evening based on the Danish drama The Killing.
The festival, which is being staged for its 16th year, will be based at the Dylan Thomas Centre in the Maritime Quarter, from October 26 to November 9.
The Doctor Who day is being held to mark the 50th anniversary of the smash-hit sci-fi programme and will include talks, events, special guests, workshops and even the Daleks.
Crime and mystery novelist David Hewson along with actor, writer and TV presenter Emma Kennedy, who penned The Killing Handbook, will feature in an evening based on The Killing.
Poet, broadcaster and children’s author Roger McGough will also be there to launch the festival by reading from his new poetry collection.