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Terror Synopsis

Guilty or not guilty? 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 down the plane killing 164 people to save 70,000. Put on trial and charged with murder, the fate of the pilot is placed in the audience's hands. Ferdinand von Schirach's Terror, in a translation by David Tushingham, received its UK Premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith, London, in June 2017.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571340750
Publication date: 15th June 2017
Author: Ferdinand von Schirach
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Plays, playscripts,

About Ferdinand von Schirach

Ferdinand von Schirach is a German lawyer and writer, who lives in Berlin. His story collections Crime and Guilt and novels The Collini Case and The Girl Who Wasn't There (Tabu) have been published in more than forty countries and sold millions of copies worldwide. The first production of Terror took place on the same evening in October 2015 at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin and the Schauspielhaus, Frankfurt. It has since been staged in Austria, Denmark, Hungary, Japan, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, the USA and Venezuela. Further openings are to follow in China, Greece, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden and ...

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