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Twelve Angry Men – Grand Opera House, York

Writer: Reginald Rose Director: Christopher Haydon Reviewer: Audrey Pointer Better known as a 1957 film starring Henry Fonda (and the only film Fonda ever produced), Twelve Angry Men began its life as a play filmed live for US TV. It was written by Reginald Rose, and it won him an Emmy award - the first of three in Rose’s career. ...

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Twelve Angry Men – The Grand, Leeds

Writer: Reginald Rose Director: Christopher Haydon Reviewer: Sheila Stratford Set in the 1950s, Twelve Angry Men follows the deliberations of a jury at the trial of a delinquent 16 year old. He is being tried for the murder of his father. The play exposes the assumptions, prejudices and emotions of the jurists locked in a room in New York on ...

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Twelve Angry Men – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Reginald Rose Director: Christopher Haydon Reviewer: Julia Taylor The play, Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose was written after the writer had been a juror himself - originally created as a screenplay in 1954, a stage adaptation swiftly followed in 1955 and then an Oscar-nominated Hollywood film in 1957. We (the audience) are flies on the wall in a ...

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Epstein-The Man Who Made The Beatles – Leicester Square Theatre, London

Writer: Andrew Sherlock Director: Jen Heyes Reviewer: Stephen Bates   Known as the man who discovered, packaged, stylised, branded and sold The Beatles, Brian Epstein may indeed have “made” the group; that is made everything except their music. Andrew Sherlock’s play, first seen in Liverpool in 2012, attempts to uncover the private man behind the figure who, it could be ...

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NEWS: Andrew Lancel to reprise Epstein rôle in London

Ex Coronation Street actor Andrew Lancel and Will Finlason will reprise rôles in Andrew Sherlock’s hit play Epstein: The Man Who Made the Beatles following a critically acclaimed run at the Epstein Theatre in Liverpool last year when it transfers to London’s Leicester Square Theatre next summer. (read our review of it here) Andrew Lancel said: “As a huge Beatles ...

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Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles, Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Andrew Sherlock Director: Jen Heyes Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin [Rating:4] The assertion that Epstein was the man who made the Beatles is often regarded as a simply truth. But who or what made Epstein, just what made him tick? While the simple narrative of Epstein the pushy Jewish, gay, posh kid with a penchant for rough sex is well chronicled, ...

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