Twelve Angry Men Theatre Breaks in London
Show: Twelve Angry Men
Starring: Martin Shaw (Tom Conti from 31 March), Jeff Fahey, Nick Moran and Robert Vaughn
Summary: This A-List cast star as jurors who 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.
Theatre: Garrick Theatre
★★★★ ‘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
|But what appears to be an open and shut case soon becomes a huge dilemma as prejudices and preconceived ideas about the accused, the trial and each other turn the tables every which way, until the nail-biting climax…
This new production of Twelve Angry Men brings to the stage the taut brilliance of the 1957 three-time Academy Award nominated film which was produced by and starred Henry Fonda as Juror 8, and is considered to be one of the great ‘must-see’ movies of all time.
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 one of the UK’s favourite actors.
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.
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 and has most recently been seen in new Channel 5 series Under the Dome.
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.
Casting news : Tony and Olivier award winning actor Tom Conti will take over the role of ‘Juror 8′ (currently played by Martin Shaw) from 31 March. Other actors joining the cast from the same date will be Sean Power, Andrew Frame, William Gaminara, Christopher Ettridge and Jon Carver.
Booking to : 14/06/2014
Nearest Tube station to Garrick theatre
Monday to Saturday at 1945
Thursday & Saturday at 1500
Charing Cross Road