Jethro Compton in association with Park Theatre presents the World Premiere of

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Adapted by Jethro Compton from the short story by Dorothy M. Johnson

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "The characters are believable, the acting ridiculously good. Every pause, raise of an eyebrow, touch of a brow brims over with meaning and tension. [The play] will have you perched on the edge of your seat from beginning to end." The Upcoming [Read the full review here]

★ ★ ★ ★  "Superb. A genuinely gripping drama and one I warmly recommend" Telegraph [Read the full review here]

"Ingeniously rework[ed]. The seven strong cast is excellent." The Stage [Read the full review here]

"An enjoyable night of theatre with a set of fine performances, and will surely enjoy a popular run at the lovely Park Theatre." A Younger Theatre [Read the full review here]

"A consistently absorbing, often moving and very unusual evening of theatre." The Public Reviews [Read the full review here]



Jethro Compton's previous productions have been awarded a collection of accolades including:

Critic’s Choice ★ ★ ★ ★  Time Out

"Word is spreading of Compton’s theatrical magic." ★ ★ ★ ★ A Younger Theatre

"A truly magnificent piece of theatre, exceptional in every way." ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  British Theatre Guide

"Stunning… An absolute must-see." ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Broadway Baby

"Terrific" ★ ★ ★ ★  The Scotsman

"Oustanding" ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Fringe Guru

"Thrilling" ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  The Skinny

"Inspired" ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Three Weeks