Jumpy at the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

Jumpy

Jumpy
by April De Angelis
directed by Cora Bissett

“You’re having some kind of crisis.”
“It’s called being fifty. You must be having it too.”


A deliciously irreverent hit West End comedy of mid-life crisis, teenage rebellion and a mother-daughter relationship in meltdown. Hilary is 50, a strong intelligent woman who once protested at Greenham Common. Then she felt she could change the world, now, she can’t even change her daughters mind about wearing that skirt. Hilary’s job is on the line, her marriage is on life support, her best friend won’t grow up and her teenage daughter has gone off the rails…

If life begins at fifty, it’s off to a shaky start. April De Angelis’ frank and funny family drama charts the perils of growing up and growing old with refreshing candour in this instantly relatable look at mother-daughter relationships for anyone who has ever been tempted to open the wine before unpacking the shopping.

#Jumpy | #Lyceum1617

Contains strong language and sexual themes

Cast and Credits

CAST in alphabetical order
Richard Conlon Roland
Cameron Crighton Cam
Keiran Gallacher Josh
Dani Heron Lyndsey
Pauline Knowles Hilary
Stephen McCole Mark
Lucianne McEvoy Bea
Molly Vevers Tilly
Gail Watson Frances

CREATIVE TEAM
Director Cora Bissett                            
Writer April De Angelis                     
Designer Jean Chan                               
Lighting Designer Tim Mascall                      
Casting Director Laura Donnelly CDG              
Burlesque Choreographer Sarah Vernon
Movement Director EJ Boyle                                 
DSM on the book Claire Williamson                  

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Dates and Times

27 October - 12 November 2016

PREVIEWS, 7:30pm
27 & 28 October | £10 Preview tickets on sale

EVENINGS, 7:30pm
Tuesday - Saturday

MATINEES, 2pm
Wednesdays and Saturdays

Running Time
To be confirmed during rehearsal process.

For Access Performances see below.

Prices

Individual Tickets

EVENINGS
Tuesday - Saturday: £15.50 - £30.50

MATINEES
Wednesdays and Saturdays: £13.50 - £29

CONCESSIONS
Not available on Premium Seats, from £10

PREVIEWS
Unreserved seating all tickets £10

All prices guaranteed until 14 September 2016.

Accessibility

AUDIO DESCRIBED

  • Thursday 10 November - 7.30pm
    Touch Tour - 6.15pm
  • Saturday 12 November - 2pm
    Touch Tour - 12.45pm

BSL INTERPRETED
Wednesday 9 November - 7.30pm

CAPTIONED
Saturday 12 November - 2pm

Read The Lyceum's Access Statement.

Creative Learning Events

POST SHOW DISCUSSION
Tuesday 8 November 2016
FREE no ticket required
Takes place in the Stalls after the evening's performance.

Press Coverage

REVIEWS
Please note some publications make use of paywalls.

★★★★★
"this is the perfect play"

The Mumble

★★★★
"takes the audience's breath away, before making them shout with laughter"

The Scotsman

★★★★
"Beautifully nuanced performances"

The Herald

★★★★
"smells like teen spirit but burns like 1950s gasoline"

The Stage

★★★★
"Crafted and performed exquisitely"

The Reviews Hub

★★★★
"hysterically entertaining...poignant and powerful"

TV Bomb

Gallery

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