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 Heart, Follies) in its first London revival for 35 years.
Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, The Split) plays the visionary Miss Moffat.
Everything about The Corn Is Green is right
Nicola Walker is unmissable in this riveting production
It is extraordinary how potent it is
Heartfelt, urgent and inquisitive revival
You’ll have a great time too
An inspirational heart-warmer
Precision-tooled acting from Nicola Walker
Nicola Walker is captivating
A tale of its time that can still seduce
Nicola Walker shines
Imaginative revival improves on Emlyn Williams’s 1938 play
Nicola Walker is tremendous
Nicola Walker carries a glossy production
Nicola Walker is luminescent