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Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre starring Tom Conti
Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre starring Tom Conti

Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre starring Tom Conti

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Reginald Rose’s classic drama Twelve Angry Men comes to the Garrick Theatre in London starring Tom Conti, Jeff Fahey and Robert Vaughn.

Classic courtroom drama Twelve Angry Men is now playing at the Garrick Theatre in the West End. The much-loved drama, which was famously turned into a movie starring Henry Fonda, features an all-star cast including Tom Conti (Shirley Valentine), Jeff Fahey (Lost)  and Robert Vaughn (Hustle).

Other cast include William Gaminara, Luke Shaw, David Calvitto, Paul Antony-Barber, Edward Franklin, Andrew Frame, Sean Power, Chistopher Ettridge, Robert Duncan and Jon Carver

12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose is directed by Christopher Haydon and produced by Bill Kenwright.

THE STORY

The play centres on the deliberations of a jury of twelve men during a homicide trial as they consider whether a young man murdered his father in cold blood. They start with a near unanimous verdict of guilty in a case that clearly seems open and shut. But one single dissenter sows a seed of reasonable doubt and plants this in the minds of the rest of the jury as the play builds to a nail-biting climax.

REVIEWS

★★★★ “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” The 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
★★★★ “IT’S A TRIUMPH” Daily Mail
★★★★ “ELECTRIC. INCISIVE AND SLICK – A FINE SPECTACLE” Daily Mail
★★★★ “THIS GRIPPING MEDITATION REMAINS THE CLASSIC EXPRESSION OF LIBERAL HUMANITY” Daily Express

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One Response to “Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre starring Tom Conti”
  1. Gary says:

    Disappointing production which seemed to move at an uneven pace. Conti appeared to play for laughs and some members of the audience even giggled during the racist rant. Though comic moments break the tension, it’s not a farce. Though the storm is convincing, there is little reaction to the heat which is supposed to fuel the anger. And why did we hear El- trains passing by a window in Manhattan surrounded by skyscrapers ? Some good performances let down by Conti’s slightly amused light sarcasm.

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