4.5 (4) · Contemporary

D-Day, June 1944. The Allied forces led by General Eisenhower are poised to launch.


350,000 lives at stake and the decision of whether or not to attack comes down to the most important weather forecast of all time.

Olivier Award-winner David Haig plays Scottish meteorologist, Group Captain James Stagg, in this true story and critical smash hit, from Chichester Festival Theatre and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh.

Critic reviews

Funny, tense and deeply affecting. Haig… is outstanding.

The Telegraph

A multifaceted metaphor

The Guardian

Schematic, but affecting wartime drama of meteorology, family and unsung heroism

The Stage

Laura Rogers is outstanding


Gripping drama about Second World War weathermen

Time Out

A tense, funny and moving play – about weather forecasting

The Independent

Date & time

Show ended
Wed 6 Jun - Say 1 Sep, 7.30pm & 3pm


West Street WC2H 9ND London, UK · Get Directions
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