Emlyn Williams

Standard Name: Williams, Emlyn


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Literary responses Dodie Smith
Theatre World found this immeasurably Dodie Smith's best play, expressing admiration for her vivid sense of character and situation.
“Review of Dodie Smith’ <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>Dear Octopus</span&gt”;. Theatre World.
(October 1938)
James Agate wrote a flattering review that even compared some of her characters to...
Occupation Hélène Barcynska
As well as devoting steady time and effort to her writing, HB founded a theatre company which she called Rogues and Vagabonds Repertory Players , because she discovered the Welsh theatre culture and thought they...


21 September 1938: Emlyn Williams's play The Corn is Green,...

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21 September 1938

Emlyn Williams 's playThe Corn is Green, set in a Welsh mining town, was presented at the Duchess Theatre in London, starring Williams himself, with Sybil Thorndike as an elderly schoolmistress.


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