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Under Milk Wood


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A play for voices by DYLAN THOMAS with Richard Burton
Hugh Griffith , Mervyn Johns
The songs set by DANIEL JONES
The children's songs and singing game recorded at ALBERT ROAD JUNIOR SCHOOL, PENARTH Produced by DOUGLAS CLEVERDON
To be repeated on November 10
See page 57
Under Milk Wood was commissioned by the BBC and originally produced in the Third in 1954. It has been chosen by the European Broadcasting Union as the dramatic work to be broadcast in the Radio in Europe series.


Voices By: Dylan Thomas
Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Hugh Griffith
Unknown: Daniel Jones
Produced By: Douglas Cleverdon
The Narrator: Richard Burton
Captain Cat: Hugh Griffith
Willy Nilly: Mervyn Johns
Mrs Willy Nilly: Rachel Thomas
Rosie Probert: Gwenyth Petty
Polly Garter: Margo Jenkins
The Voice of the Guide Book: Hugh Griffith
Mog Edwards: Aubrey Richards
Miss Myfanwy Price: Margo Jenkins
Mr Waldo: David Rees
Rev Eli Jenkins: T H Evans
Sinbad Sailors: Talfryn Thomas
Mary Ann Sailors: Betty Lloyd-Davis
Mr Ogmore: David Garfield
Mr Pritchard: John Gill
Mrs Ogmore-Pritchard: Dorothea Phillips
Cherry Owen: John Gill
Mrs Cherry Owen: Buddug Mair Powell
Butcher Beynon: Richard Curnoce
Mrs Beynon: Olwen Brookes
Gossamer Beynon: Margo Jenkins
Lily Smalls: Gwenyth Petty
Mae Rose Cottage: Guinevere Roberts
Dal Bread: John Gill
Mrs Dal Bread One: Guinevere Roberts
Mrs Dai Bread Two: Patricia Mort
Mr Pugh: Raymond Llewellyn
Mrs Pugh: Rachel Thomas
Nogood Boyo: David Garfield
The Child: Julia Cleverdon
Young Waldo: Philip Davies
Matti: Judith Davies
Gwennie: Elizabeth Ponsford
Gwennie: Billy Johnnie
Gwennie: Christo Dicky
Gwennie: Christopher Bali.Ard
Gwennie: Peter Richards,
Gwennie: Courtney Davies

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