First Look: Rehearsal Images – Terror at the Lyric Hammersmith


Previews from Wednesday 14 June

Press night: Thursday 22 June

Lyric Hammersmith

A UK premiere of a thrilling courtroom drama by Ferdinand von Schirach, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes and designed by Olivier Award-winner Anna Fleischle.

Guilty. Not Guilty. You Decide.

Enter the courtroom. Hear the evidence. Make your judgement. A hijacked plane is heading towards a packed football stadium. Ignoring orders to the contrary a fighter pilot shoots the plane down killing 164 people to save 70,000. Put on trial and charged with murder, the fate of the pilot is in the audience’s hands.

A worldwide phenomenon that has been stirring debate across the globe and providing opposing results in different countries and cultures.

Emma Fielding plays Prosecuting Counsel Nelson, John Lightbody plays Christian Lauterbach, Forbes Masson plays Defence Counsel Biegler, Tanya Moodie plays the Presiding Judge, Shanaya Rafaat plays Franziska Meiser and Ashley Zhangazha plays the pilot on trial, Lars Koch.