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Richard Burton played Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury who was killed in his cathedral in 1170 by knights of King Henry II after the two men fell into dispute.
John Le Carre, left, looked after Richard Burton while he got into a character through 'method acting'
Chapman said: "I have long been a fan of Richard Burton and I wanted to create a unique portrait of him, if possible incorporating something Welsh of which he would be proud and possibly amused."
"Well, I suppose I must don a breastplate once more to play opposite Miss T*ts," Richard Burton is reported to have quipped after landing the role of Roman general Marc Antony.
"The same beach that I built my boyhood sand castles and learned flailingly to swim was that same beach, that one legendary day, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor descended from the heavens, like gods from Olympus, in a helicopter ...
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton These included Taylor's 33.19-carat diamond ring and 500-yearold La Peregrina pearl, which was given to her by Burton and sold for a record pounds 7.6million.
She met Richard Burton on the set of Cleopatra in 1962 and began a passionate affair although they were both married.
In Richard Burton author and film critic Michael Munn presents a biography written from his memories of his friend and inter-views with actors such as John Gielgud Roddy McDowall and Peter O'Toole.
This slim volume consists of the annotated text of a lecture on Sir Richard Burton (1821-90) delivered at the Royal Asiatic Society, London, by Simon Digby, the recipient of the Sir Richard Burton Commemorative Medal in 1999.
A few years after the Grey Gardens film hit art houses, Ebersole was touring with Richard Burton in Camelot.
Memorial plaques will commemorate the bravery of Captain Charles Lyell, Corporal Richard Burton and Private Charles Melvin.