Friday, 15 February 2013


Richard Burton's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is to be unveiled on Wales' national day next to Elizabeth Taylor's, the movie legend he married twice.

The Welsh actor's star will be placed on Hollywood Boulevard on 1 March, St David's Day.

To celebrate the news, here's an appopriate piece read by the late, great Mr Burton - John Donne's Go And Catch A Falling Star:

A BBC film has just been announced looking at the Burton-Taylor relationship through their 1983 stage production together Private Lives, a year before his death.

Dominic West will play Burton, while Helena Bonham-Carter is to portray Taylor, who died in 2011.

Read the BBC article.

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