Jumpy

Venue: 
Duke of York's Theatre
Location: 
West End

Cast includes: Tamsin Greig A mother, a wife, and fifty, Hilary once protested at Greenham. Now her protests tend to focus on persuading her teenage daughter to go out fully clothed.

By: 
April De Angelis
Director: 
Nina Raine
Jumpy Schedule
Opening date: 
Thursday, 16 August, 2012
Booking to: 
Saturday, 3 November, 2012
Address:
45 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Our Review

This play first appeared in October 2011 at the Royal Court Theatre. Much of the story will be a familiar one to parents who have had the tortuous, unenviable task of dealing with children passing through the teenage years with bodies flooded with hormones and whose sole aim in life appears to be to irritate their parents into an early grave. But 'Jumpy' is not just about a teenager, Tilly,... Read more

Managing a teenager and facing the prospect of redundancy whilst coming to terms with being 50 proves to be an ordeal for the central character, Hilary, in this new comedy drama from April De Angelis.

Hilary is married to Mark. Their daughter Tilly is 15 when we first meet her, but being under-age doesn't stop her going out to the local pub drinking with her mates. Hilary, however,... Read more

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