Ted Hughes was one of the major poets of his generation. His older brother Gerald Hughes wrote a memoir of their relationship called Ted and I. The two brothers were close all their lives. This DVD is a one hour film based on that book. In this film Gerald remembers their childhood, how their mother Edith nurtured Ted's talents as a poet and how the countryside influenced him. The film looks also at Hughes' schooldays.Many members of Ted Hughes' family have contributed to the film as well as Gerald. It includes contributions from Carol Hughes, Frieda Hughes and Vicky Watling, Hughes' first cousin. Ted Hughes - Dreamtime follows Ted Hughes' progress from childhood through maturity, to his untimely death. Gerald is still living in Australia.