Not a free man

Martin to play Death Row prisoner

The Office’s Martin Freeman is to star as a Death Row prisoner in the stage drama The Exonerated.

Guest stars regularly join the powerful show, including Catherine Tate and the League Of Gentlemen’s Steve Pemberton last week

Freeman has now been confirmed for the week of April 25.

The Exonerated is playing at Riverside Studios in Hammersmith, West London, following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe last year.

The play, by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, presents the true stories of six innocent people who survived Death Row, using the actual words of prisoners taken from interviews, letters, transcripts, case files and the public record.

Other names confirmed for the coming weeks include Danny Glover, Mike McShane and Suzi Quartro.

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Published: 27 Mar 2006

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