Chapter One: Night
Last week, our young writers featured on BBC Radio London with an excerpt of Round About Candle Street, their East End reworking of Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood. They made this to celebrate Under Milk Wood’s 65th anniversary in collaboration with BBC History.
We’re releasing the full-length version of Round About Candle Street in three chapters over the next three weeks. In Chapter One, it is night. We explore the ghostly streets around Morpeth School, relying on ‘the way of the moon’…
We’ve also created this resource to help teachers use Under Milk Wood to inspire more poetic writing of place and character.