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A Trial to Watch

Episode 3 of 6

A legal drama this week, but a design error has rendered the main sets a little snug.

A legal drama this week for our intrepid performers, with Dennis taking on a lead role due to a conversation with his grandmother that turned out to be legally binding. He plays unscrupulous defence lawyer Karl McKennon, taking on his ex-wife Becky as he defends an ex-cop accused of murdering his brother.

Cornley Dramatic Society’s designers have excelled themselves, constructing a number of split sets that are wheeled in and out to create the locations described in the brutal cross examinations that take place in their meticulously recreated courtroom. Sadly, this turns out to be a terrible idea: sets are mismatched, wheeled off and on at life-threatening speeds, and the courtroom itself is a quarter the size it should have been.

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29 minutes

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Role Contributor
Vanessa (playing Becky Sandhurst) Bryony Corrigan
Max (playing Nigel Inwood) Dave Hearn
Robert (playing Justice Shawcroft) Henry Lewis
Sandra (playing Imogen Winterbottom) Charlie Russell
Dennis (playing Karl McKennon) Jonathan Sayer
Chris (playing Jack Inwood) Henry Shields
Jonathan (playing Foreman / Reporter) Greg Tannahill
Annie (playing Bailiff / Angela Inwood) Nancy Zamit
Director Martin Dennis
Producer Jim Poyser
Production Company Mischief Screen
Production Company Big Talk Productions

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