Rhodri Miles: Burton/Clown in the Moon at Edinburgh Fringe Festival ’14

Date - 31 July, 2014, All News Opening Nights Theatre
Rhodri Miles | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Jennie Scott

Rhodri Miles presents two one-man shows at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He will play at Assembly Hall over August.

Burton vividly presents the life of the great Welsh actor from humble beginnings to Hollywood megastar. Beautiful women (not least Liz Taylor), alcohol, wealth, stage and screen are the threads woven into this sad, happy, exuberant often hilarious one-man show.

Celebrating 100 years since his birth, Dylan Thomas: Clown in the Moon (the title of a poem written when Dylan was 14) is a portrait of the poet’s chaotic, frequently hilarious and all too brief life. Located in a BBC studio, it sets Dylan’s famous broadcasts alongside vivid reminiscences of his clownish antics in pubs, bars and parties and his encounters with a host of eccentric and volatile women. Gareth Armstrong directs.

Critics have praised Rhodri as ‘outstanding… undoubtedly one of the defining portrayals of the Swansea-born poet on stage’ (WalesArtsReview.org).

For more information about Burton and Clown in the Moon, visit the Official Edinburgh Fringe Festival site.


Leading Welsh actor Rhodri Miles won the Best Actor Award at the Hollywood Fringe Festival for his portrayal of Richard Burton in his one man show, Burton.

Other theatre credits include Othello for The Sheffield Crucible Theatres, Pride and Prejudice and Fish Out of Water both for Bristol Old Vic and the award-winning tour of Dylan Thomas.

Notable screen credits include Game Of Thrones for HBO, Rupert Goold's Richard II, Torchwood, Eastern Promises, Con Passionate and as a series regular on the following Welsh drama's Emyn Roc a Rol, Pobol y Cwm and People of The Valleys.

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