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Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  5f, 4m

 

- You're having some kind of crisis.

 - It's called being fifty. You must be having it too.

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  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    5f, 4m
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description

Hilary once protested at Greenham. Now her protests tend to focus on persuading her teenage daughter to go out fully clothed.

A frank and funny family drama questioning parental anxieties and life after fifty.

History
Jumpy premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in October 2011

Considerations

Performing Groups
Cautions
  • Mild Adult Themes

Licence details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.


    This title is currently restricted in London, please contact the Licensing Department for further details.

Specifics

Details

  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

Casting

5f, 4m
Cast Attributes

Hilary

Mark - her husband

Tilly - their daughter

Frances - Hilary's friend

Lyndsey - Tilly's friend

Bea

Roland - Bea's husband

Josh - their son

Cam - a student

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Authors

April De Angelis

April De Angelis is an acclaimed writer whose extensive theatre work includes After Electra (Theatre Royal Plymouth and Tricycle Theatre 2015); Rune (New Vic Theatre Stoke 2015); Gastronauts (Royal Court Upstairs, 2013); Jumpy (Royal Court 2011 and Duke of York’s Theatre 2012, Melbourne and Sydney 2015); an adaptation ...

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