Clwyd Theatr Cymru's Under Milk Wood on national tour

Published: 9 March 2014
Reporter: Sandra Giorgetti

Terry Hands' production of Under Milk Wood touring Wales and England

As previously reported, this year Clwyd Theatr Cymru is staging a new production of Under Milk Wood directed by artistic director Terry Hands, as part of the Dylan Thomas centenary celebrations.

Having played its home venue last month, it is now on a Welsh tour through to mid April after which the show embarks on a national tour which runs until July and takes in:

The company of thirteen is led by Owen Teale who plays First Voice in this exploration of the lives and hopes of those who live in Llareggub (do read that name backwards for a smile), a small seaside town in Wales.

Tony Award-winning Teale has previously been seen at Clwyd Theatr Cymru as Macbeth, Adam in The Four Seasons by Arnold Wesker and Burleigh in Mary Stuart. Recent credits include playing alongside Zoë Wanamaker in Passion Play by Peter Nichols in London’s West End.

Other members of the ensemble company are Christian Patterson (Aristocrats, Glengarry Glen Ross, As You Like It), Steven Meo (The Taming of the Shrew), Kai Owen (The Winslow Boy, Aristocrats) and Ifan Huw Dafydd (The Taming of the Shrew, Arden of Faversham), Brendan Charleson, Richard Elfyn, Katie Elin-Salt, Charlotte Gray, Sara Harris-Davies, Sophie Melville, Caryl Morgan and Simon Nehan.