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Jumpy by April De Angelis

14th - 18th Jun 2016

Event info

Start Time: 7.30pm

Tickets: £13.50 Concessions: £11.00

Notes: This play includes very strong language, adult themes and may contain nudity


Hilary once protested at Greenham Common. Nowadays, her protests tend to focus on persuading her contemptuous teenage daughter to fully clothe herself when she goes out. A marriage in ruins and a career on the rocks only add to the perils of life for a middle-aged mum in Walthamstow. Where did it all go wrong?

This frank and very funny family drama questions parental anxieties and explores the life, the worries, the strength, and the vulnerability of the post-feminist urban woman. Jumpy premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2011 to rave reviews and subsequently transferred to the West End. We are proud to give this play its Tyneside premiere.

"regular laughs & captivating acting combine to make a great night out" NE Theatre Guide.

"Rye Mattick is warm & engaging as the woman-on-the-edge character at the centre of the story"  Man Aboot Toon


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