Someone To Blame: Sam Hallam courtroom drama returns to the stage

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Robin Crouch, who plays Sam Hallam, with Sam's mother Wendy Cohen and actor Debra Baker. Photograph: Josh Loeb

Someone to Blame, the ‘verbatim’ play based on documentary evidence in the Sam Hallam miscarriage of justice case, returns to the stage following his recent release from jail.

Explaining the decision to put the play on again, Dominic Haddock, the King’s Head Theatre’s Executive Director, said: “The moment that Sam’s conviction was quashed, two weeks ago, we knew that we had to do something at the King’s Head Theatre. Someone To Blame was such an important project to all of us, we wanted to celebrate Sam’s release and tell the final chapter of this case.

“The cast were all wonderful and very excited about bringing it back, Tess (the writer) and David (the director) have worked incredibly hard in the last couple of weeks to update the piece, to cover the incredible events since we last performed the play in March.

“This version remains a verbatim play, every word said on stage is taken from interviews, court transcripts.”

Someone to Blame (updated)
Written by Tess Berry-Hart
Directed by David Mercatali

King’s Head Theatre
115 Upper Street
Islington
N1 1QN

Three performances:
Sunday 3 June
Monday 4 June
Tuesday 5 June

All starting at 7.15pm
All tickets £10

Available from the Kings Head Theatre
Box office: 020 7478 0160

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