Jack Absolute Flies Again Tickets London Theatre

Jack Absolute Flies Again Tickets

3.6 (10) · ComedyNew Writing

A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night)

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Overview

Featuring a cast including Caroline Quentin (Jonathan Creek), Laurie Davidson (Cats), Natalie Simpson (Three Sisters) and Kelvin Fletcher (Emmerdale).

July 1940. After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish.

Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms.

Emily Burns (The Comeback) directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Sheridan’s The Rivals.

Critic reviews

It’s filled with charm and wit, easy to watch and easy to enjoy

· The Upcoming

Uproarious mix of filth, derring-do and romance

· Evening Standard

The company have an infectious joie-de-vivre

· WhatsOnStage

Fluffy as a cloud but hugely entertaining

· The Arts Desk

The National has a comic hit on its hands

· The Times

A vivid comic gem

· London Theatre

Funny, fast-paced farce

· London Box Office

Emily Burns’s production has well-resourced assurance

· The Observer

A very funny play

· Time Out

Entertaining but relentlessly frothy

· The Stage

Light-hearted levity

· The Telegraph

Proper good old-fashioned comedy

· Theatre Weekly

Wartime comedy of manners fails to take off

· The Guardian

A flashy production

· Broadway World
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Date & time

Show ended
Sat 2 Jul - Sat 3 Sep 2022, 2pm & 7.30pm

BSL Performance: Thu 28 Jul, 7.30pm
Sensory Adapted: Tue 2 Aug, 7.30pm
Audio-described: Fri 5 Aug, 7.30pm & Sat 20 Aug, 2pm preceded by a Touch Tour at 12.30pm
Captioned: Sat 6 Aug, 7.30pm & Thu 11 Aug, 7.30pm

Venue

South Bank SE1 9PX London, UK · Get Directions
3.6
out of 5 stars
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