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NT Live: Prima Facie (Encore)

Justin Martin

Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. 

Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister specialising in defending men accused of sexual assault. She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; cross examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge.

Prima Facie takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game. 

Justin Martin directs this solo tour de force, captured live from the intimate Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End.

Trigger warning
The Harold Pinter Theatre has included a trigger warning for this production as it includes content that may cause distress or trigger challenging emotions. Please update your websites with the following line where possible: 'Includes sensitive subject matter including reference to sex, violence and rape' There is more information about this on the Prima Facie website with links to further information and support. The advised age rating for this production is ‘15’.