The Corn is Green

Company: Emlyn Williams

Nicola Walker

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

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

Performances

National Theatre, London