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Postman Always Rings Twice, The

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About the Show Less...

A chance meeting in a roadside cafe throws Frank and Cora's lives into disarray. Read More >

The Postman Always Rings TwiceWhen Frank turns up at the roadside cafe of Greek immigrant Nick and his wife Cora, it has a devastating effect on the couple’s lives. The affair that Frank and Cora embark upon ends in murder, double-crossing and some rather unethical courtroom dealings.

James M Cain’s 1930s thriller, in a new adaptation by Andrew Rattenbury, was released as a film in 1946 and again in 1981, this time with Jack Nicholson as Frank. At the Playhouse, Hollywood heart-throb Val Kilmer (Batman Forever, Top Gun, Heat, True Romance) takes the role of Frank, opposite Charlotte Emmerson as Cora.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 24/05/2005

Opening Night: 07/06/2005

Closing Night: 03/09/2005

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Cast & Creative


Charlotte Emmerson, Val Kilmer


Director - Lucy Bailey

Producer - West Yorkshire Playhouse

Designer - Bunny Christie

Lighting Designer - Nigel Edwards

Sound - Mic Pool

Author - James M. Cain

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