Middle Ground Theatre Company Ltd presents

The Verdict

Tue 20 – Sat 24 Jun, 2023 Archive
The powerful bestselling courtroom thriller that inspired a multi Academy Award-Nominated film starring Paul Newman.

Frank Galvin is a washed up veteran lawyer and an alcoholic. He is presented with one last chance to redeem himself when he is given an open-and-shut medical malpractice case that no one thinks he can win. Up against the unforgiving medical establishment, he courageously refuses an out of court settlement, believing it is negligence that has condemned a young mother. Smelling a cover up, he instead takes the case and the entire legal system to court…

Directed and designed by Michael Lunney
Adapted by Margaret May Hobbs
Starring Jason Merrells, Richard Walsh and Reanne Farley

Jason Merrells is known to millions for his roles in Agatha Raisin, Emmerdale, Casualty, Waterloo Road and many more. He is joined by Richard Walsh (London’s Burning) and Reanne Farley (River City) in a full cast of fifteen.

This phenomenal and gripping courtroom thriller has been a huge success at theatres across the UK and Ireland.


Main House


Time: 7:30pm & 2:30pm
Performance duration: 2 hours 40 mins


The Verdict Trailer


Jason Merrells

Richard Walsh

Reanne Farley


Directed & Designed by

Michael Lunney

Adapted by

Margaret May Hobbs