Project Description

Under Milk Wood, Martin Oelbermann, Jermyn Street Theatre, London

  • Date:

    Sunday 18th December 2016
    Sunday 22nd January 2017
    Sunday 5th February 2017


  • Jermyn Street Theatre,
    16b Jermyn Street,
    SW1Y 6ST
  • Love the words!

    A play for voices, this surrealist masterpiece unfolds the dreams, desires, dismays and despairs, the longing, laughter and love-making of the inhabitants, living and dead, of a small Welsh village, over the course of one spring day:

    This performance will feature live drawing by CHRIS RIDDELL.
    Chris, the current Children’s Laureate, is a prolific illustrator and author who has received many prestigious prizes, among them the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration three times. He is also a renowned political cartoonist whose work appears in The Observer, The Literary Review and The New Statesman.

    MARTIN OELBERMANN studied at RADA and specialises in working with poetic and narrative texts. Past productions include, among many others, Venus and Adonis and The Sonnets by William Shakespeare and Maud by Alfred Tennyson. Martin currently appears in J.K. Rowling’s latest movie Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. He regularly directs and teaches in Germany and the U.K.

    Performed by MARTIN OELBERMANN. Live drawing by CHRIS RIDDELL

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