Project Description

Guy Masterson’s Under Milk Wood Soiree, The Wheatsheaf, Fitzrovia, London

  • Date:

    Sunday May 14th


  • The Wheatsheaf,
    25 Rathbone Place,
    W1T 1JB
  • Celebrating INTERNATIONAL DYLAN THOMAS DAY, come and hear Dylan Thomas’s masterwork as never before by Guy Masterson – “one of the finest exponents of Dylan’s works in the World.”
    Masterson was introduced to Dylan Thomas by his uncle, the actor, Richard Burton – whose mellifluous voice is now synonymous with the first broadcast of Under Milk Wood in January 1954. Masterson first peformed the work solo in 1994 and has since given over 2000 performances, globally, to universal critical acclaim.
    Supported by a magnificent soundscape Rolling Stones collaborator and composer Matt Clifford, Masterson makes Dylan’s enchanting masterpiece sing.
    In the intimate surroundings of The Room Upstairs @ The Wheatsheaf, this we be a live rendition unlike any other you have ever heard!
    The room has a maximum capacity of 50 so book early!
    Winner: Olivier Award 2010 (Morcambe) Winner The Stage Best Actor 2001 (Fern Hill)
    Nominated The Stage Best Actor 1998 (A Soldier’s Song) 2003 (Under Milk Wood) 2011 (Shylock)
    “It’s a feat of multiple characterisation impeccable timing, vocal dexterity and precise physical control, performed with tremendous sensitivity and panache!” The Guardian
    “Absolutely wonderful, intensely therapeutic, intensely uplifting! Guy Masterson is something exceptional!” BBC Radio Scotland
    “The most fully realised version this reviewer has ever seen.” The TImes
    “Guy Masterson’s stunning performance brings the classic story to life. We are watching dramatic genius at work. Every performance is an individual masterpiece and always memorable. He is every age and every mood of each person in the town until the end of the day and it is time to go to bed to return to their dreams. This show is an delightful and amazing accomplishment not to be missed.”

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