Shawshank for Salford

Published: 1 October 2022
Reporter: David Upton

The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption comes to The Lowry, Salford from October 31–November 5 as part of its 2022 UK tour.

The 1994 feature film, starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, was nominated for seven Academy Awards.

Despite protests of his innocence, Andy Dufresne is handed a double life sentence for the brutal murder of his wife and her lover. Incarcerated at the notorious Shawshank facility, he quickly learns no one can survive alone.

This production will see Joe Absolom take on the role of the wrongly convicted Andy Dufresne with Ben Onwukwe as his inmate Ellis “Red” Redding.

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