Geoffrey Rush trial: Eryn Jean Norvill alleges actor touched her breast, left her frightened

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Actor says cast of King Lear was ‘complicit’ in endorsing Oscar-winning star’s behaviour

The actor at the centre of accusations against Geoffrey Rush has claimed the actor “deliberately” touched her breast in front of an audience during a 2015 stage production of King Lear, saying she felt “trapped” and “frightened” by the Oscar-winner’s behaviour.

On Tuesday Eryn Jean Norvill told the federal court that she had been made to feel “belittled” and “embarrassed” by Rush during the production, describing a “pressured” and “stressful” environment in which the rest of the cast was “complicit” in endorsing Rush’s behaviour.

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