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Under Milk Wood – The Watermill Theatre, Berkshire

Writer: Dylan Thomas Music: Olly Fox Director: Brendan O’Hea Reviewer: Emma Pritchard It was The Watermill’s first professional production when the theatre opened its doors back in 1967, so how fitting that Under Milk Wood should return to the venue to mark its 50th anniversary year. And, with a cast led by the talented and versatile performer Alistair McGowan, The ...

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LATITUDE 2015: Festival Round-up #1

Glen Pearce reflects on the weekend’s experience at an unusually sunny Latitude 2015. There’s a sense of coming home for me at the Latitude Festival. Having grown up threemiles up the road (long before Latitude existed sadly) there’s always a comforting sense of belonging when heading through those daisy adorned entrance gates. It’s probably best to gloss over the five ...

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Romeo and Juliet – Sherman Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Rachel O’Riordan Reviewer: Barbara Michaels Star-crossed lovers and family feuding are at the heart of Romeo and Juliet, perhaps the most romantic of Shakespeare’s plays. A much-anticipated and brave choice for artistic director Rachel O’Riordan’s major production in her first season at the Sherman. Unfortunately – and perhaps it was first night nerves – O’Riordan’s vicious ...

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Under Milk Wood – Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Dylan Thomas Director: Gareth Nicholls Composer: Michael John McCarthy Choreographer: Kelly Lloyd Jones Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys As Welsh as rarebit, leeks and daffodils, Dylan Thomas’ 1954 radio drama Under Milk Wood is still 24 hours in the life of the sleepy village of Llareggub (read that backwards) but in this production from the Tron Community Theatre Company staged for ...

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WHAT’S HOT – week beginning Monday 30th June 2014

It’s that time of year again when people and companies start to get their heads together around the 1000’s of shows heading to many of the festivals up and down the country and theatres start to take a little break to get everything up and running ready for the post summer season to begin. But don’t let that put you ...

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Under Milk Wood – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Dylan Thomas Director: Terry Hands Reviewer: Joan Phillips Terry Hands’ revival of Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood is bursting with charm and affection. This latest version by Clwyd Theatr Cymru marks the centenary of Thomas’ birth in 1914 and the 60th anniversary of the play’s British premiere. Dylan Thomas wrote Under Milk Wood to cover 24 hours in the ...

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Under Milk Wood – Liverpool Playhouse

Writer: Dylan Thomas Director: Terry Hands Reviewer: David Noble Under Milk Wood, Dylan Thomas’ wonderful ‘play for voices’, has always been the ultimate opportunity for a lilting Welsh orator to lithely glide through some of the most mellifluous script penned in the 20th Century – as indeed the initial BBC radio play featured Richard Burton. Step up Owen Teale, yes ...

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Under Milk Wood – New Theatre, Cardiff

Writer: Dylan Thomas Director: Terry Hands Reviewer: Barbara Michaels Eat bread and cheese for a week, walk to work, pawn your watch – do whatever it takes, but buy a ticket for Under Milk Wood. Terry Hands’ production for Clwyd Theatr Cymru of Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood brings out every nuance of this play for a voices with a ...

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