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Emlyn Williams

Also Credited As: George Emlyn Williams

Date of Death: September 25, 1987 (81)

Birth Place: WALES

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Emlyn Williams STAGE CREDITS

Charles Dickens


Dylan Thomas

Pope Pious XII


Sir Thomas More [Replacement]


Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens



Lord Lebanon

Boy to Pepys

Emlyn Williams Productions

[Broadway, 1936]


Source Material

Emlyn Williams Movies

Sally Bishop
[ 1932 ] Arthur Montague
Men of Tomorrow
[ 1932 ] Horners
Criminal at Large
[ 1932 ] Lord Lebanon
Friday the Thirteenth
[ 1933 ] William Blake
The Iron Duke
[ 1934 ] Bates
A Song for You
[ 1934 ] Theodore Bruckner
[ 1934 ] George Leary
Road House
[ 1934 ] Chester
City of Beautiful Nonsense
[ 1935 ] Jack Grey
Loves of a Dictator
[ 1935 ] King Christian VII of Denmark
Broken Blossoms
[ 1936 ] Chen
I, Claudius
[ 1937 ] Caligula
They Drive by Night
[ 1938 ] Shorty Matthews
Dead Men Tell No Tales
[ 1938 ] Dr. Headlam
The Citadel
[ 1938 ] Owen
Night Alone
[ 1938 ] Charles Seaton
Jamaica Inn
[ 1939 ] Harry the Peddler - Sir Humphrey's Gang
The Stars Look Down
[ 1940 ] Joe Gowlan
The Girl in the News
[ 1940 ] Tracy
Major Barbara
[ 1941 ] Snobby Price
This England
[ 1941 ] Appleyard
You Will Remember
[ 1941 ] Bob Slater
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty
[ 1942 ] writer
A.J. Cronin's Hatter's Castle
[ 1942 ] Dennis
The Corn Is Green
[ 1945 ] writer
Woman of Dolwyn
[ 1949 ] Rob Davis
Three Husbands
[ 1950 ] Maxwell Bard
Another Man's Poison
[ 1951 ] Dr. Henderson
The Scarf
[ 1951 ] Dr. David Dunbar
The Magic Box
[ 1951 ] Bank Manager
[ 1952 ] Wamba
The Deep Blue Sea
[ 1955 ] Sir William Collyer
Time Without Pity
[ 1957 ] writer
I Accuse!
[ 1958 ] Émile Zola
The Wreck of the Mary Deare
[ 1959 ] Sir Wilfred Falcett
Web of Evidence
[ 1959 ] Enoch Oswald
The L-Shaped Room
[ 1962 ] Dr. Weaver
Night Must Fall
[ 1964 ] writer
Eye of the Devil
[ 1966 ] Alain de Montfaucon
The Walking Stick
[ 1970 ] Jack Foil

Emlyn Williams Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Unique Theatrical Experience

Emlyn Williams, Dylan Thomas Growing Up

Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Emlyn Williams, A Boy Growing Up

New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1941 - Best Foreign Play

Emlyn Williams, The Corn is Green

Emlyn Williams Videos

Emlyn Williams News

Felicity Kendal Will Star in New Sean Mathias Season at Theatre Royal Windsor

Both Accolade and Filumena will take to the stage at Theatre Royal Windsor prior to limited UK tours, under the directorship of award-winning director Sean Mathias. 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL to be Presented at the Players' Ring Theater This Holiday Season

The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without seeing the classic Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” running at the Players’ Ring Theatre for the first three weeks of December.

FLEABAG, OTHELLO, HEX, and More Join National Theatre at Home's Autumn Streaming Lineup

The National Theatre has revealed its autumn season on the National Theatre at Home streaming platform. Learn more about the productions available to stream this autumn here!

Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE NILE At Clayton Community Theatre, May 25- June 4

Clayton Community Theatre will conclude its 24th season with Murder on the Nile by the great mystery writer Agatha Christie, directed by Nada Vaughn.

Review: THE CORN IS GREEN at Little Theatre, University Of Adelaide

Opening night attendance was high, so hurry to book.

Original Theatre Company Announces Cast For The Shortlisted Scripts For The Originals Playwriting Award 2022

Original Theatre Company today announces the all-star cast for the script-in-hand performances from the three shortlisted plays for the Originals Playwriting Award.

Original Theatre Company Launches Brand-New Originals Playwriting Award

Original Theatre Company today launches a new playwrighting prize – the Originals Playwriting Award. Aimed at emerging and early career playwrights, the submissions window opens today, accepting new works from writers across the UK, open to anyone above the age of 18.

BWW Review: THE CORN IS GREEN, National Theatre

Read our critic's review - A post-modern tint cannot save this 1938 play from feeling stuck in the past.

Photos: First Look at Nicola Walker & More in THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre

Production images of Nicola Walker in The Corn is Green at the National Theatre have been released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens to press in the Lyttelton Theatre on Friday 22 April and runs until 11 June.  

28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List

Spring has sprung and the great weather calls for a great book to enjoy outdoors! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 28 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's spring reading list.

THE END OF THE NIGHT Comes to the Park Theatre in April

From the writer of Three Days In May (WhatsOnStage Best New Play Award) and A Splinter of Ice and acclaimed director Alan Strachan comes the world premiere of a tense new drama based on an astonishing true story.

JERUSALEM Leads April's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of temptations, whether epic West End shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a juicy revival to a new political play and a classic musical reborn, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, interviews and features!

Photos: Inside Rehearsals for THE CORN IS GREEN at the National Theatre

Photos of Nicola Walker in rehearsal for The Corn is Green at the National Theatre are released today. The Corn is Green by Emlyn Williams, and directed by Dominic Cooke, opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 9 April, and runs until 11 June.  

World Première Of MILKY PEAKS Returns To Theatr Clwyd In April 2022

Artistic Director Tamara Harvey and Executive Director Liam Evans-Ford today announce the return of Seiriol Davies' Milky Peaks to Theatr Clwyd in April next year. The production will receive its world première on 1 April with opening night on Thursday 7 April having closed following its first technical rehearsal in March 2020 due to the pandemic. Tickets are now on sale exclusively to members with more tickets being released to the general public on Tuesday 9 November.  

Cindy Williams to Star in New One-Woman Show: ME, MYSELF & SHIRLEY at Charles W. Eisemann Center

 Cindy Williams will take the stage of the Bank of America Theatre at the Charles W. Eisemann Center in a new one-woman show, Me, Myself & Shirley for four performances only March 18-20, 2022. Tickets range from $46-$52 are on sale now and available at the Eisemann Center Ticket Office

World Première Of MILKY PEAKS Returns To Theatr Clwyd In April 2022

Artistic Director Tamara Harvey and Executive Director Liam Evans-Ford today announce the return of Seiriol Davies' Milky Peaks to Theatr Clwyd in April next year.


Photos have been released from Theatr Clwyd’s world première production of Missing Julie. 

Casting Announced For Theatr Clwyd's World Première Production of MISSING JULIE

Chelsea Walker returns to Theatr Clwyd to direct Kaite O'Reilly's Missing Julie which has been freely adapted from Strindberg's Miss Julie. In the title role of Julie is Heledd Gwynn and she is joined by is Tim Pritchett in the role of John. Completing the cast is Catrin Aaron, who returns to Theatr Clwyd as Christine.

The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Together' Campaign

The National Theatre has today announced its programming until the start of next year with productions on all three South Bank stages as well as three major UK tours, two productions on Broadway, a return to cinemas, and a new feature film to be broadcast on television this autumn. In the week the theatre reopened for audiences again, six new productions were announced, and five productions halted by the pandemic were confirmed to return to the South Bank.  

The Finborough Theatre Wins The London Pub Theatre Of The Year Award

The Finborough Theatre has been named London Pub Theatre of the Year 2020 by London Pub Theatres Magazine at their annual awards ceremony. A recording of this year's online ceremony will be available to stream soon.


How many Broadway shows has Emlyn Williams been in?

Emlyn Williams has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Emlyn Williams been in?

Emlyn Williams has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Emlyn Williams been nominated for?

Emlyn Williams has been nominated for several awards throughout their career. They were nominated for the Unique Theatrical Experience award at the Drama Desk Awards for their work in "Dylan Thomas Growing Up." Additionally, they received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for their performance in "A Boy Growing Up." Lastly, Williams was also nominated for the Best Foreign Play award at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for their play "The Corn is Green."

What awards has Emlyn Williams won?

Emlyn Williams has won the Best Foreign Play award from the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for his play "The Corn is Green".

How many shows has Emlyn Williams written?

Emlyn Williams has written 10 shows including Yesterday's Magic (Playwright), The Morning Star (Playwright), The Corn Is Green (Playwright), Someone Waiting (Playwright), The Corn is Green (Playwright), Miss Moffat (Bookwriter), Dylan Thomas Growing Up (Author), The Playboy of the Weekend World (Playwright), A Month in the Country (Adaptation), Night Must Fall (Playwright).

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