A biography of the actor, Richard Burton, supported by his own unpublished journals that cover the years of his marriage to Elizabeth Taylor. It also includes first time interviews with his daughter and sister and revealing conversations with actors and close friends.
Gill & Mark Tennant (United Kingdom) (2009/03/15): Burton, star. The roaring boy from the Welsh coal valleys, from the West End to Hollywood, from Camelot to Shakespeare. Bragg had access to Burton's private notebooks and co-operative friends, so he could bring together for the first time the private and public sides of Richard Burton.