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Pressure at the Park Theatre review ***


Park Theatre, 26th April 2018

I had high hopes for Pressure. I have said before that the Park Theatre has a knack of mounting a wide array of productions, which, on paper at least, sound interesting, though execution can be variable. 668 more words


The Storm before the Calm: Pressure at the Park Theatre

Saturday 7th April 2018, matinée

The English are famous for the pleasure they take in talking about the weather, a pastime which is often seen as trivial and a form of small talk.  605 more words



For me, history at school ended before the Second World War, so my knowledge of it has always been weak. The first I knew of the importance of Scottish meteorologist James Stagg was watching the film Dunkirk last year. 345 more words


Pressure @ Park Theatre*

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Tickets and more information: https://www.parktheatre.co.uk/whats-on/pressure
Running until: 28th April 2018
Production photos by: Robert Day

David Haig leads a fantastic cast in his own play which takes place in one weather forecast room ahead of D-Day in June 1944. 259 more words


Pressure, Too Much Or Too Little?

TOO little pressure? Too much pressure (cue The Selecter for those of a certain age)?

These are the questions that meteorologist Doctor James Stagg must get answers to – and pretty damn quickly – in David Haig’s magisterial play… 612 more words


Vincent River at the Park Theatre review ****

Vincent River

Park Theatre, 29th March 2018

I wonder if the 2070s equivalents of the Finborough Theatre or the Orange Tree Theatre, will be lauded for their Philip Ridley revivals. 1,146 more words


REVIEW: Pressure, Park Theatre

David Haig’s highly engaging play and performance as James Stagg perfectly highlights just how the history of the war could have been changed completely had it not been for one man’s decision…  608 more words