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NEWS: David Haig’s Second World War play Pressure transfers to the West End’s Ambassador’s Theatre

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Based on the remarkable true story of two warring Allied meteorologists tasked with predicting the weather conditions for the D-Day landings, David Haig’s critically acclaimed play Pressure will transfer to the West End’s Ambassadors Theatre for a limited season from 6 June to 1 September 2018.






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‘Capital city, you now have your chance. Don’t blow it…’ PRESSURE – Touring ★★★★★

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Pressure, a terrific meteorological thriller, set in the crucial days before D-Day, is written by – and stars – David Haig. It is a beautifully researched and immaculately pitched piece about the British meteorologist Dr Stagg who had to defy Eisenhower’s own met-man and tell the vulnerable expeditionary force first not to go on D-Day – and then, even more audaciously, to take a run at it in the eight-hour lull between storms the next day.






‘Capital city, you now have your chance. Don’t blow it…’ PRESSURE – Touring ★★★★★

In Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

Pressure, a terrific meteorological thriller, set in the crucial days before D-Day, is written by – and stars – David Haig. It is a beautifully researched and immaculately pitched piece about the British meteorologist Dr Stagg who had to defy Eisenhower’s own met-man and tell the vulnerable expeditionary force first not to go on D-Day – and then, even more audaciously, to take a run at it in the eight-hour lull between storms the next day.






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THIS HOUSE – West End

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This House has taken on a life of its own since its first appearance at the National Theatre in 2012 in the Cottesloe Theatre. Transferred to the Olivier, then revived this year at Chichester, it now sits grandly in the West End, complete with on-stage seating, rock band, glowered over by the face of Big Ben.






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THIS HOUSE – West End

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

“One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don’t go into government.” Those are the words of Donald Trump and, frankly, there will be a lot of people agreeing with him especially after his recent victory in the US. It hasn’t always been this way, though.