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The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, Scotland's largest producing theatre announces it 2013/2014 Season, which includes 4 world Premieres, classics and 3 new co-producers...The final play play of the season will be is the long awaited 'Pressure' another world premiere of a new play commissioned by the Lyceum from David Haig, writer and Olivier Award winning actor (The Madness of King George III) whose previous writing credits include My Boy Jack, his 1997 play which was adapted for television in 2007...The play centres around Sir James Martin Stagg, the Scottish meteorologist who was charged by Eisenhower to set the date for the D-Day landings. A fascinating story of a Scotsman who changed the course of history forever..."My play is about a forgotten hero. A Scottish meteorologist, modest, tenacious and brilliant, who helped to save Europe in 1944. I'm absolutely thrilled that this Scottish story is open at the Royal Lyceum in Edinburgh"..Pictured: David Haig..Malcolm McCurrach - New Wave Images - 30/04/2013