VenueArts Theatre
From1st February 2018
To10th February 2018
When19:45. Sat Mat 14:30
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June 1944. One man's decision is about to change the course of history. An intense real-life thriller centred around the most important weather forecast in the history of warfare. Scottish meteorologist, Group Captain James Stagg, is ordered to Southwick House, Portsmouth, to advise General Eisenhower on when to give the order to send thousands of waiting troops across the Channel in Operation Overlord. In what was the most volatile June in the British Isles for over 100 years, the future of Britain, Europe and our relationship with our greatest ally, the United States, rested on the shoulders of one reluctant Scotsman. This is the extraordinary and little known story of Stagg, one great Scot who changed the course of war and our lives forever.
Author David Haig

Archive :: production:T0709246901, play:S853499282, venue:V19
Current production:Work

Production details

Special Performances

  • 10 Feb 18 Audio Described


Company The Touring Consortium Theatre Company
Producer Cambridge Arts Theatre (in association with Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Chichester Festival Theatre)
Director John Dove
Design Colin Richmond
Lighting Tim Mitchell
Sound Philip Pinksy
Design Andrzej Goulding (video)
Director Lisa Makin (casting director)
Performer David Haig (Group Captain Stagg)
Performer Malcolm Sinclair (General Eisenhower)
Performer Laura Rogers (Kay Summersby)
Performer Philip Cairns (Colonel Irving P Krick)
Performer Alister Cameron (Leigh Mallory)
Performer Robert Heard (Hamilton)
Performer Mark Jax (Spaatz/Franklin)
Performer Michael Mackenzie (Electrician/Admiral Bertram Ramsay)
Performer William Mannering (Lieutenant Battersby/Captain Johns)
Performer Bert Seymour (Andrew)

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