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Terror - 2017 - West End

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.

The Lyric presents the UK Premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach’s thrilling courtroom drama.


Running Time: 2 hours, with one intermission

Lyric Theatre

(London, )
(Piccadilly Circus) Shaftesbury Avenue


by BroadwayWorld TV - July 13, 2017
Terror is the unique Lyric Hammersmith production which puts the power of the law in the audience's hands. But how did the cast fare when asked to play a game of You Be The Judge? Watch the video below!
by Emma Watkins - June 24, 2017
With searingly topical timing, this summer sees the Lyric Hammersmith presenting the UK premiere of Terror, a tense courtroom drama by German lawyer and writer Ferdinand von Schirach which has become something of a worldwide hit. The premise is simple enough: a trial is undertaken on stage and the whole audience is the jury, voting after all the evidence has been presented.