Conti sits on the jury at Lowry
Multi-award winning star of stage and screen Tom Conti stars in 12 Angry Men at The Lowry next week, following its record-breaking West End run.
Bill Kenwright’s production extended its run at the Garrick Theatre three times. Tom Conti starred as Juror number 8, the role made famous by Henry Fonda, and he is reprising this for the UK tour.
The play also stars Andrew Lancel, from Liverpool, who played the role of Frank Foster in ITV’s Coronation Street until 2012 and Welsh actor Gareth David Lloyd, best known for his role as Ianto Jones in the BBC television series Torchwood.
Lauded as one of the great ‘must-see’ movies of all time, Reginald Rose’s 12 Angry Men originated as a television play and has been successfully adapted for film, radio and stage.
It follows 12 jurors who have murder on their minds, and a life in their hands, as they decide the fate of a young delinquent accused of killing his father.
What appears to be an open and shut case soon becomes a dilemma, as prejudices and preconceived ideas turn the tables every which way.
It runs from Monday to Saturday with Wednesday and Saturday matinees.
Tickets £18-£31 (plus fees).Box office: 0843 208 6000 or www.thelowry.com