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The Royal Court Theatre returns to its previous West End home, the Duke of York’s Theatre, with Jumpy by April De Angelis starring 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.
Jumpy is a frank and funny family drama.
"Jumpy at the Duke of York's Theatre is the funniest new play the West End has seen in ages" The Telegraph
"Jumpy is a sharp-witted play about midlife crisis and parental angst" Evening Standard
"Sensational. Think Patsy from Ab Fab fused with maneater Tanya from Mamma Mia!and you get the picture, absolute comic genius" Heat
Tamsin Greig returns to the role for which she won universal critical acclaim. Her other recent theatre credits include The Little Dog Laughed, for which she was nominated for an Olivier Award, and God of Carnage (both West End), and Gethsemane (National Theatre). She played Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing at the RSC for which she won Olivier and Critics’ Circle Awards. Her TV credits include Episodes, White Heat, Friday Night Dinner, Black Books, Green Wing, The Diary of Anne Frank, Love Soup and the BBC adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma.
The Jumpy cast also includes Seline Hizli as Lyndsey, Doon Mackichan as Frances, Richard Lintern as Roland, Bel Powley as Tilly, Amanda Root as Bea, Ewan Stewart as Mark, James Musgrave as Josh and Ben Lloyd-Hughes as Cam.
In the West End for a limited season, get your Jumpy tickets today.
Running time2 Hours 30 Minutes including interval
Performance datesThursday 16 August to Saturday 3 November 2012. Monday to Saturday at 7:30pm, Wednesday and Saturday at 2:30pm
For Jumpy tickets please call us on 0845 5058500 or 0044 207 0987 010 from outside the UK.
Venue InformationDuke of Yorks TheatreSt Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG
Reviews / Features
Crying with laughter, laughing through the tears. Jumpy at the Duke Of York's reviewed by #TicketTuesday winner Lucy Wood
Recent #TicketTuesday winner Lucy Wood went to see Jumpy at the Duke Of Yorks Theatre. The bittersweet comedy stars Tamsin Greig, star of Green Wing, Love Soup and Episodes as a wife and mother trying to juggle a testing family life, opinionated friends and turning 50. It is playing a limited run until the 3rd November.
21 Sep, 2012 | By London Theatre Direct
News / Reviews
Reviews are in for Tamsin Greig's Jumpy at the Duke Of York's
After a succesful run at the Royal Court, April de Angelis' Jumpy has notched up another West End transfer for the Royal Court's recent output, following on from Posh, Jerusalem and Enron. The show sees Green Wing and Episodes star Greig portraying 50 year old Hilary whose life is slowly falling apart at the seems as she deals with worries about her age, a sagging marriage, problems at work and an increasingly surly and troublesome teenage daughter. Also starring Smack The Pony's Doon Mackichan as her friend Frances, the comedy had its press night this Tuesday.
30 Aug, 2012 | By London Theatre Direct
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26 Jul, 2012 | By London Theatre Direct