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FILM SYNOPSIS

12A

NT Live - Jack Absolute Flies Again

180 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)

Producer:
Richard Bean; Oliver Chris
Directed by:
Emily Burns
Starring:
Caroline Quentin; Laurie Davidson; Natalie Simpson; Kelvin Fletcher
Distributor:
National Theatre Live
Release Date:
06/09/2022
Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Genre:
Theatre;

BBFC Consumer Advice:Rating & Running Time TBC.

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National Theatre Live

Jack Absolute Flies Again
by Richard Bean and Oliver Chris
based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals

This show has been filmed in front of a live audience.

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

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 directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Sheridan’s The Rivals. Featuring a cast including Caroline Quentin, Laurie Davidson, Natalie Simpson and Kelvin Fletcher.

‘One of the funniest productions in the National’s history.’ Guardian on One Man, Two Guvnors.