David Haig’s World War II thriller Pressure, in which hundreds of thousands of lives hinge on two warring meteorologists’ forecasts, makes a West End transfer to the Ambassadors Theatre.
Based on a remarkable true story, the brilliant drama centres on remarkable events which took place 72 hours prior to the D-Day landings in 1944.
Scottish meteorologist, Group Captain James Stagg (Haig), advises General Eisenhower (Malcolm Sinclair) on the weather conditions likely to prevail when 350,000 troops are to be sent across the Channel in Operation Overlord.
Group Captain James Stagg - David Haig
General Eisenhower - Malcolm Sinclair
Kay Summersby - Laura Rogers
Further casting to be announced.