Watch Michael Sheen rage against the dying of the light

Michael Sheen's performance of Dylan Thomas' villanelle "Do not go gentle into that good night" for London's National Theatre is a minute and a half masterpiece.

At the risk of angering the poetry community, I think his reading is superior to Thomas' own, but you should absolutely not take my word for it and listen to both.

Previously: Dylan Thomas audio: eleven volumes in free MP3