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Pressure archiveJune 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.
Performers David Haig (Group Captain Stagg), Malcolm Sinclair (General Eisenhower), Laura Rogers (Kay Summersby), Andrew MacBean, Bert Seymour, David Killick, Mark Jax, Mark Kitto, Molly Roberts, Philip Cairns, Robert Heard, William Mannering.
Author David Haig. 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).


Pressure (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0736401871. Details of all Pressure archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S853499282

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