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Twelve Angry Men – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Writer: Reginald Rose Director: Christopher Haydon Designer: Michael Pavelka Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Reginald Rose's enduring 1950s classic Twelve Angry Men still has the power to enthrall 70 years on. Now touring the UK, fresh on the heels of an extended run in the West End. The play follows the deliberations of an all-male, all-white jury in the (at first glance) ...

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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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Twelve Angry Men – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: Reginald Rose Director: Christopher Haydon Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:4.5] One hot day in late summer, twelve men are locked into a jury room together. They have to decide the fate of a young man who is on trial for murder. The judge has made it clear that they must all agree, and if they find him guilty he will ...

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