Jeff Towns is a world-leading expert on Dylan Thomas, an Honorary Fellow of Swansea University and a Patron of the Dylan Thomas Prize.
An antiquarian book-dealer by trade, Jeff has spent more than fifty years seeking out and securing treasures left behind by the poet.
His Dylan Thomas collections sit in museums and institutions around the world, and he has sold rare Dylan Thomas books and manuscripts to world-famous figures including Mick Jagger, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Prince Charles and Allen Ginsberg.
Jeff is also a published author, documentary maker, regular media commentator, and an artistic consultant specialising in Dylan Thomas.
Michael is a Welsh, RADA-trained, multi-award winning actor and director. His awards and nominations include:
Nominated BEST ACTOR – Apostle – BAFTA CYMRU
Nominated BEST PRESENTER – Michael Sheen’s Valleys Rebellion – BAFTA CYMRU
Nominated SINGLE DOCUMENTARY – Michael Sheen’s Valleys Rebellion – BAFTA CYMRU
Nominated BEST ACTOR – Masters of Sex – Golden Globe Awards
WINNER – BEST DIRECTOR – The Passion – TMA Awards
WINNER – BRITISH ARTIST OF THE YEAR – BAFTA Britannia
WINNER – BEST ACTOR – Frost/Nixon – Evening Standard Film Awards
WINNER – BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – The Queen
– Los Angeles Film Critics Association
– Toronto Film Critics Association, New York Critics Online
– Nominated – BAFTA Film Awards
WINNER BEST ACTOR – Fantabulosa
– Royal Television Society Awards
– Nominated BAFTA Television Awards
WINNER BEST ACTOR – Caligula
– Evening Standard Theatre Awards and The Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards
– Nominated Olivier Theatre Awards