Keep me updated
We'll tell you as soon as tickets go on sale:
'You're having some kind of crisis - It's called being 50. You must be having it too.'
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.
A frank and funny family drama.
'Jump to it, this one will be a hit. The Royal Court - on a roll with Jerusalem now enjoying a second run in the West End - has another hit on its hands'- Daily Telegraph
'Screamingly funny and moving middle-class family drama. Hits a thousand nerves and makes the audience giggle, gasp and groan in painful recognition. It must transfer to the West End.' - The Mail on Sunday
'Entertaining and perceptive comedy about modern living. Tamsin Greig is outstanding in this wittily and sympathetically drawn part. A compassionate, very funny and finally moving play about modern living' - Financial Times
April De Angelis' work at the Royal Court includes Catch and Wild East. Her credits elsewhere include A Gloriously Mucky Business (Lyric Hammersmith); Calais (Paines Plough/Oran Mor); A Laughing Matter (Out of Joint Theatre Company, National Theatre); The Warwickshire Testimony (RSC, The Other Place) and The Positive Hour (Out of Joint Theatre/National Tour).
Nina Raine directs. Both a writer and a director, her last play at the Royal Court, Tribes was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Play and an Evening Standard Award for Best New Play. She also directed Alia Bano's Shades at the Royal Court in 2009, which went on to win Evening Standard and Critics' Circle awards. Her other credits include Tiger Country (Hampstead Theatre), which she both wrote and directed, and her debut play Rabbit (Old Red Lion, Trafalgar Studios, 59E59 New York) which won the Evening Standard and Critics' Circle Awards for Most Promising Playwright.
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 The 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. She received a BIFA nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Tamara Drewe.
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
10 Famous People on Stage in London This Summer
This summer London’s West End is a fantastic place to find celebrities. It seems like it’s the place to be to see your favourite A-listers performing on stage, whether they are pop-stars, television actors or Olympic gold medallists. Here’s a rundown of 10 Famous People on Stage in London This Summer.
26 Jul, 2012 | By London Theatre Direct