About Twelve Angry Men
Martin Shaw, Jeff Fahey, Nick Moran and Robert Vaughn star in a new production of Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre for a strictly limited season.
Written by Reginald Rose, this brand new production directed by Christopher Haydon pays tribute to the Academy Award nominated 1957 film which was produced by and starred Henry Fonda. Lauded as one of the great ‘must-see’ movies of all time, Twelve Angry Men originated as a television play and has been successfully adapted for film, radio and stage.
In Twelve Angry Men, the jurors have murder on their minds and a life in their hands as they decide the fate of a young delinquent accused of killing his father. But what appears to be an open and shut case soon becomes a dilemma for the twelve, as their prejudices and preconceived ideas about the accused, the trial and each other turn the tables every which way, until the nail-biting climax.
★★★★ 'Reginald Rose's cracking courtroom drama has to be the classiest most intelligent now playing in the West End' Sunday Telegraph
★★★★ 'The terrific ensemble cast are dynamic and distinct' Times.
★★★★ 'Perfection…. Exquisitely designed…. Lives in the mind long after the final curtain call' Daily Telegraph
★★★★ 'As powerfully riveting as ever… it is both gripping and moving' Financial Times
★★★★ 'Electric. Incisive and slick – a fine spectacle' Daily Mail
★★★★ 'This gripping meditation remains the classic expression of liberal humanity' Daily Express
★★★★ 'Knife-edge stuff. Highly recommended' Mail on Sunday
★★★★ 'Subtly brilliant. A marvellous construction' Sunday Mirror
Martin Shaw recently appeared in the West End in the acclaimed The Country Girl and A Man for All Seasons. He is best known for starring in the multi-award-winning BBC drama Judge John Deed and more recently Inspector George Gently. His role in the iconic series The Professionals ensured his status as a British screen legend.
Oscar nominee Robert Vaughn has starred in some of the greatest movie classics of the 20th century, including The City Jungle, and opposite Steve McQueen in The Magnificent Seven, The Towering Inferno and Bullitt. His TV credits include The Man from U.N.C.L.E, The Protectors and as 'Albert Stoller' in BBC‘s Hustle.
Hollywood's Jeff Fahey has starred in a myriad of films including the title role in cult thriller The Lawnmower Man opposite Pierce Brosnan, Roberto Rodriguez's Machete, Quentin Tarantino's Grindhouse, Silverado and White Hunter Black Heart opposite Clint Eastwood. He starred as pilot Frank Lapidus in Lost.
Nick Moran is best known as Eddy the card sharp in Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels and as Scabior in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 and Part 2. Moran has appeared in many films and TV programs including New Blood with John Hurt, ITV's Mr Selfridge and The Musketeer.
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