Richard dreamed of becoming an actor, but his ambitions were in danger of being derailed by a combination of family trouble, the pressure of war, and his own lack of discipline.
Mr Burton recognised the raw talent in his pupil, and made it his mission to fight for him, becoming his tutor, strict taskmaster and eventually his adoptive father.
Cast: Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Aneurin Barnard
Producers: Ed Talfan and Hannah Thomas (Severn Screen)
Cyllid: BBC Wales and Ffilm Cymru
Directed by: Marc Evans
Starring: Toby Jones, Lesley Manville,
Dyddiad: In Production
Toby Jones announced to star in ‘Mr Burton’ alongside Lesley Manville