Bedazzled - A Welshman in New York

Between October and November 2014 Ffotogallery presented a series of live events in New Quay and Cardiff as part of Dylan Thomas 100 Festival. Audiences were invited to an evening at the famous White Horse Tavern, where Dylan Thomas and his American buddies transported them back to New York of the 1950’s.

Bedazzled celebrates the special relationship Dylan Thomas had with the United States, New York in particular, and the enduring influence of his life and work on both sides of the Atlantic. Audience members are transported back to the heady bohemian world of New York in the early 1950s, to the White Horse Tavern in Grenwich Village, where Dylan Thomas' charisma and dramatic and lyrical use of language left all around him spellbound. The audience are invited to pull up a stool, grab a pint and enjoy unexpected encounters with a diverse cast of characters representing the artists, writers, musicians, social misfits and outsiders who were in Dylan Thomas' orbit in the last years of his life. 

The show continues to gather momentum and has now been booked by the STANza festival in St Andrews, Scotland, for a performance on 4 March 2015, as the opening night event for this major literary festival. We are currently fundraising to get the show up to the Edinburgh fringe festival, the largest arts festival in the world, please contact Ceri Murphy via if you would like to contribute. 

For more information on the 2014 tour, cast and crew please see below: