As TWELVE ANGRY MEN get set to give their verdict across the UK, seven of the West End cast will re-join the acclaimed production following its record-breaking run at London’s Garrick Theatre.
Olivier Award winner, Tony Award winner and Oscar nominee TOM CONTI returns as juror number 8, the role made famous by Henry Fonda. Tom is one of the most respected and celebrated actors of his generation – unforgettable as the leading man in hit films such as Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence and Shirley Valentine. He will be joined by new jury member ANDREW LANCEL, best known for playing the villainous businessman Frank Foster in Coronation Street. And taking their places on the jury once more are ROBERT DUNCAN, best known for his role as the as jargon-spouting chief executive Gus Hedges in Drop The Dead Donkey, ANDREW FRAME, who starred as P.C Hargreaves in EastEnders, DAVID CALVITTO, whose many theatre credits include These Shining Lives and The Odd Couple, MARK CARTER, whose TV credits include Hollyoaks, Utopia and The Knock and SEAN POWER, who starred in ITV’s Secret Diary of a Call Girl and Fright Night 2. JON CARVER, who has had a recurring role in Doctors, returns to play The Guard.
Forming the rest of the jury will be DENIS LILL, who starred in The Royal and Only Fools And Horses,
PAUL BEECH, whose theatre credits include King Lear and A Tale of Two Cities, ALEXANDER FORSYTH, who has starred in stage productions of Porcelain and It Never Ends, EDWARD HALSTED, who starred in Holby City and Jonathan Creek, and GARETH DAVID-LLOYD, who is best known for his role as Ianto Jones in the Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood.
TWELVE ANGRY MEN starts its UK run on 27 January 2015 at the Theatre Royal Windsor with the current cast initially confirmed to play until 2 May 2015.
TOUR DATES 2015 (more to be announced)
Theatre Royal, Windsor – 26 Jan-7 February
The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry – 9-14 February
New Theatre, Cardiff – 17-21 February
Kings Theatre, Edinburgh – 23-28 February
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham – 2-7 March
Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford – 9-14 March
Bord Gais Theatre, Dublin – 16-21 March
The Lowry, Salford – 23-28 March
Theatre Royal, Bath – 30 Mar-4 April
Grand Theatre, Leeds – 6-11 April
Grand Opera Theatre, York – 13-18 April
Venue Cymru, Llandudno – 20-25 April
Richmond Theatre, Richmond – 27 April – 2 May
(current cast initially confirmed until this date)
Palace Theatre, Southend – 11-16 May
Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton – 18-23 May
Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple – 1-6 June
Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon – 8-13 June
Theatre Royal, Newcastle – 15-20 June
Theatre Royal, Glasgow – 22-17 June
Tuesday 9th December 2014