1975. Millgarth Incident Room. The epicentre of the biggest manhunt in British history, for one of the most notorious serial killers: the Yorkshire Ripper.
With public and political pressure mounting, hundreds of officers must work around the clock to end one man’s reign of terror in this gripping retelling of true events.
Following on from the sell-out success of ‘Twelfth Night’ at Liverpool’s Royal Court, Old Fruit Jar Productions bring Olivia Hirst and David Byrne’s ‘beautifully crafted’ (The Guardian) play to the beating heart of Liverpool.
The Incident Room is a forensic investigation behind the scenes of the case that nearly broke the British police force. This meticulously researched play recalls the events of the five-year investigation from the eponymous Incident Room and presents the facts in a dynamic way – giving the audience a sense of the high-octane chase for the Yorkshire Ripper.