The production will begin performances at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre on the 9th April.

Credit: Johan Persson.

Rehearsal images have been released of the cast preparing for The Corn is Green, which will begin performances next week at the National Theatre.

Directed by Dominic Cooke, the cast for the production includes: Nicola Walker, Adam Baker, Saffron Coomber, Gareth David-Lloyd, Iwan Davies, Sion Emlyn, Ben Alyn Francis, Gwion Glyn, Megan Grech, Matthew Hargreaves, Jonathan Hawkins, Matthew Hargreaves, Steffan Hughes, John Ieuan Jones, Gareth Kennerley, Richard Lynch, Jo McInnes, Kristian Morse, Tomas Moya, Alice Orr-Ewing, Steffan Rizzi, Rebecca Todd, Peter Willcock, Garyn Williams, Peter Willcock and Rufus Wright.  

Credit: Johan Persson

Written by Emlyn Williams’ semi-autobiographical play, follows the story of Miss Lily Moffat who arrives in rural North Wales, determined to help young local miners out of poverty by teaching them to read and write. She 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.

(c)Cameron Slater Photography.

The creative team for the production includes: Set and Costume Design by ULTZ, lighting design by Charles Balfour, sound design by Christopher Shutt, music arrangements and direction by Will Stuart. Choreographer is Bill Deamer, Company Dialect Work is by Penny Dyer and Associate Set Designer is Mark Simmonds.  

The Corn is Green will play at the National Theatre from the 9th April to the 11th June.