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A Poet in New York; Imagine ; Wallander TV review

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Dylan Thomas was tip-top, apart from the gout, gastritis, piles, boils, booze and sonorous recitals

If you like your TV men drunk, white, middle-aged, sweaty, dishevelled, testy and self-loathing (and I know I do), this was the weekend for you. On BBC4, Detective Kurt Wallander was suspended after leaving his police revolver in a bar. Was that the wrong thing to do, his hound dog eyes asked his boss. On BBC2, Dylan Thomas stood on the threshold and told the latest woman in his bed: "I've had 18 straight whiskies. I think that's the record," before collapsing and dying a few days later in hospital aged 39.

Which of them do you think unearthed the spy ring that covered up the suspicious death 30 years ago of a Swedish diver off the coast of Stockholm? Dylan Thomas. All drunk Welsh poets are undercover Swedish detectives. That's not Swedish they're talking, it's what Welsh sounds like after 18 whiskies.

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