Twelve Angry Men originated as a teleplay, written by Reginald Rose in 1954 for the Studio One anthology television series. It eventually aired on September 20, 1954 on CBS. The following year, Twelve Angry Men was adapted to the stage and, in 1957, it was made into a very successful film.
Famous stage productions include a London production in 1964, that included actor Leo Glen and was directed by Margaret Webster. Harold Pinter also directed a version at the Bristol Old Vic in Bristol, England on March 7, 1966. In 2004, the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York City mounted a Broadway
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