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The Corn is Green

by Emlyn Williams

Playing until 11 June
Running Time: Approx. 2 hours 40 mins including one interval

5 star rating

Nicola Walker is unmissable in this riveting production

The Telegraph
5 star rating

a triumph, an evening full of humour, feeling and inspiration.

WhatsOnStage
4 star rating

An inspirational heart-warmer. Hugely entertaining

The Guardian
4 star rating

A tale of its time that can still seduce

The Times
4 star rating

Cooke’s production is a rejuvenation. The lasting feeling is one of hope

Evening Standard

The Corn is Green

One person can make all the difference.

Miss Lily Moffat arrives in rural North Wales, determined to help young local miners out of poverty by teaching them to read and write.

Lily soon spots talent in the unruly Morgan Evans, but when she faces growing resistance from the community, she does everything in her power to forge him a new future.

Emlyn Williams’ semi-autobiographical play, is given a bold new staging by director Dominic Cooke (The Normal HeartFollies) in its first London revival for 35 years.

Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, The Split) plays the visionary Miss Moffat.

Related Talks

Dominic Cooke in Conversation
Thu 19 May, 5.45-6.30pm, Lyttelton
Director Dominic Cooke reflects on directing The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams.

Nicola Walker and Iwan Davies in conversation
Mon 23 May, 4-5pm, Lyttelton
Actors Nicola Walker and Iwan Davies reflect on the rewards and challenges of performing in Emlyn Williams’s The Corn is Green.

The Corn is Green ticket prices

Monday - Thursday evenings and all matinees:
£86, £66, £56, £46, £36, £20

Friday & Saturday evenings:
£89, £69, £59, £49, £39, £20

Tickets for 16-25 year olds

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Young people taking part in a NT youth workshop

Cast

Adam Baker
Glyn Thomas
Adam Baker
Saffron Coomber
Bessie Watty
Saffron Coomber
Gareth David-Lloyd
Emlyn Williams
Gareth David-Lloyd
Iwan Davies
Morgan Evans
Iwan Davies
Sion Emlyn
Will Hughes
Sion Emlyn
Ben Francis portrait
Singer
Ben Francis
Gwion Glyn
Idwal Morris
Gwion Glyn
Megan Grech
Ensemble
Megan Grech
Jonathan Hawkins
John Owen
Jonathan Hawkins
Richard Lynch
Mr John Goronwy Jones
Richard Lynch
Jo McInnes
Mrs Watty
Jo McInnes
Tomas Moya
Miner
Tomás Moya
Alice Orr-Ewing
Miss Ronberry
Alice Orr-Ewing
Debra Penny headshot
Ensemble
Debra Penny
Rebecca Todd
Ensemble
Rebecca Todd
Nicola Walker
Miss Moffat
Nicola Walker
Garyn Williams
Robbart Robbatch
Garyn Williams
Rufus Wright
The Squire
Rufus Wright

Production team

Set and Costume Designer

ULTZ

Photography (Nicola Walker) by Laura Pannack

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