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Michael Sheen and the Under Milk Wood cast at the National Theatre: first look

The show is in the process of opening

Michael Sheen
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First look photos have been released for Under Milk Wood at the National Theatre.

Siân Phillips
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Led by Michael Sheen, the piece is currently sold out, though rush tickets will be available. Dylan Thomas' iconic text began life as a radio drama in 1954 before being adapted for the stage. It follows a community in a small Welsh fishing village.

Michael Sheen and Karl Johnson
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Directed by Lyndsey Turner, also appearing in the play are Susan Brown, Ifan Huw Dafydd, Alan David, Michael Elwyn, Kezrena James, Karl Johnson, Gaynor Morgan Rees, Anthony O'Donnell, Siân Phillips and Cleo Sylvestre.

Cast members
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Siân Owen will provide additional material, while, on the creative side, set and costume design is by Merle Hensel, lighting design by Tim Lutkin, movement by Imogen Knight, songs composed by Edward-Rhys Harry, and sound design and additional compositions by Donato Wharton.Tom Bellerby is staff director.

Michael Elwyn
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Karl Johnson and Michael Sheen
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Karl Johnson and Michael Sheen
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Cleo Sylvestre and Alan David
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Kezrena James
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