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Hwyl and Hiraeth: Richard Burton and Wales

I shall start with two brief quotations from Richard Burton.1 The first comes from an interview with Burton conducted by Kenneth Tynan in Rome in late 1966 and broadcast on the BBC in 1967. Tynan asked Burton whether there was ‘anything in the background of Wales, the cultural background, that has specifically influenced your acting?’


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