Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose, The Bristol Old Vic, 7 March 1996

Set designer - Eileen Diss
Lighting designer - Mick Hughes
Costume designer - Tom Rand
Sound designer - Tom Lishman
Juror 1, Foreman - Stuart Rayner
Juror 2 - Kevin Dignam
Juror 3 - Tony Haygarth
Juror 4 - Timothy West
Juror 5 - Maurice Kaufmann
Juror 6 - Douglas McFerran
Juror 7 - Tim Healy
Juror 8 - Kevin Whatley
Juror 9 - Alan MacNaughtan
Juror 10 - Peter Vaughan
Juror 11 - Robert East
Juror 12 - Christopher Somin
Guard - Joshua Losey Judge1s
Voice - E. G. Marshall


"Reginald Rose's insight into the rudimentary workings of the jury system stretches its tentacles far wider than this. It is an astute analysis of democracy itself. Its strengths and weaknesses are assembled on the stage. And under Harold Pinter's adroit direction, we eventually forget the manipulative hand of the playwright."

Jack Tinker, The Daily Mail, 2 April 1996.

"Pinter's production not only manages to keep the action fluid: it also points up the mania and muddle of the average jury."

Michael Billington, The Guardian, 23 April 1996.

"Pinter deploys all the careful timing, stage-craft and star power at his disposal to make the arguments of a dozen men seem gripping and surprisingly funny."

Nick Curtis, The Evening Standard, 2 April 1996.

"Who would have thought that Harold Pinter, the modern master of enigma and menace, would have chosen to direct a trusty old war horse like this? We should, however, by glad that he did"

Charles Spencer, The Daily Telegraph, April 1996.

"No wonder it appeals to Pinter. Its dramatic method is little like the plays he writes, but its values are those to be found at the heart of Pinterism." Alastair Macaulay, The Financial Times, 23 April 1996.

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