A classic of fifties theatre, and immortalised in the much-loved film, Twelve Angry Men is still as hardhitting and vital today. One man’s life hangs in the balance. Should he face the death sentence for murder? Twelve men convene in one claustrophobic room to decide. Having nearly reached a unanimous verdict of guilty, a single dissenting voice instigates an insightful, but emotionally charged, examination of the facts.

Is there enough reasonable doubt to acquit? And can he persuade his eleven fellow jurors to spare the life of the accused?

Martin Shaw returns to his home city in this phenomenal new version of Twelve Angry Men.

“Shaw puts in an understated but masterful performance, while Nick Moran and Miles Richardson are superb as bigoted and shallow jurors”
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Birmingham Post

“This brilliantly crafted piece of theatre is a delight to watch.”
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WhatsOnStage

“…a cracking pace, bristling with tension and explosions of emotion”
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Behind The Arras

“It is a hugely thought-provoking play, which will no doubt have audiences talking about it for some time to come.”
The Public Reviews

“Twelve Angry Men is a joy of a performance to experience. It has all the ingredients you crave for in the theatre – drama, dialogue that explodes like fireworks, consummate acting.”
Reviewsgate.com

“Standing ovations in theatres can be a rare thing—but they’re starting to become a regular feature at the newly-refurbished Birmingham REP.”
British Theatre Guide

“No doubt that Twelve Angry Men at The Rep is a ‘Shaw’ fire winner”
Halesowen News

“Atmospheric, brilliantly produced and acted and well paced throughout”
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Director Christopher Haydon
Designer Michael Pavelka

Presented by arrangement with Nica Burns

Casting

Martin Shaw as Juror 8
Jeff Fahey as Juror 3 and Nick Moran as Juror 7

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Robert Vaughn as Juror 9

with

Paul Antony-Barber as Juror 4
Robert Blythe as Juror 6
David Calvitto as Juror 2
Edward Franklin as Juror 5
Owen O’Neill as Juror 12
Jason Riddington as The Guard
Luke Shaw as Juror 1
Martin Turner as Juror 11
Miles Richardson as Juror 10

The Cast

Mark Howland

Mark Howland

Lighting Designer

Dan Hoole

Dan Hoole

Sound Designer

David Harris

David Harris

Associate Designer - Set

Jan Bench

Jan Bench

Associate Designer - Costume

Martin Shaw

Martin Shaw

Juror 8

Jeff Fahey

Jeff Fahey

Juror 3

Nick Moran

Nick Moran

Juror 7

Owen O'Neill

Owen O'Neill

Juror 12

Luke Shaw

Luke Shaw

Foreman

Martin Turner

Martin Turner

Juror 11

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  • The HOUSE is The REP’s largest auditorium, seating over 800 people. Wheelchair seating is available at the front and midway up on Row L.

    Built on democratic principals with no circle or boxes and with a saucer shaped rake, The HOUSE is designed so that all seats have a great view of the action.

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