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Cool Hand Luke posts early closing notices at Aldwych
Cool Hand Luke, has posted early closing notices for 19 Nov 2011 at the Aldwych Theatre, (the show was originally taking bookings until 7 Jan 2012).
Cool Hand Luke originally opened at the Aldwych Theatre on 3 Oct 2011 to mixed reveiws: Inferior in almost every respect to the Paul Newman film (Telegraph); Warren has an engaging presence and a flyweight dynamism. (Guardian).
It is directed by Andrew Loudon, designed by Edward Lipscomb, lighting by Matthew Eagland. Produced by Novel Theatre.
Cast include Marc Warren (Luke Jackson), Lisa Eichhorn (Mrs Jackson), Lee Boardman (Dragline), Rob Falconer (Bull Bill), Joshua McCord (Rabbit) , Nathan Osgood (Carr), Tom Silburn (Curly), David Sturzaker (Society Red), Richard Brake (Boss Godfrey), Kenneth Jay (Boss Kean), Sandra Marvin, Tania Mathurin, Bret Jones, Michael Cuckson, Julie Rogers.
Cool Hand Luke is the hard-hitting story of a World War II veteran turned convict and rebel, whose unquenchable spirit and refusal to be broken by the system becomes part of his fellow convicts' mythology of survival.