Jumpy

April De Angelis
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ISBN 9780571299126 Format Paperback
Published 16/08/2012 Length 112 pages

About Book

- You're having some kind of crisis.

- It's called being fifty. You must be having it too.

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 questioning parental anxieties and life after fifty, Jumpy by April De Angelis premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in October 2011.

  • About April De Angelis

    April De Angelis's plays include Jumpy (Royal Court and West End), Wild East (Royal Court), A Laughing Matter (Out of Joint/NT/tour), The Warwickshire Testimony (RSC), The Positive Hour (Out of Joint/Hampstead/Old Vic; Sphinx), Headstrong (NT Shell Connections), Playhouse Creatures (Sphinx Theatre Company), Hush (Royal Court), Soft Vengeance (Graeae Theatre Company), Amongst Friends (Hampstead), The Life and Times of Fanny Hill (adapted from the James Cleland novel), Ironmistress (ReSisters Theatre Company) and Wuthering Heights (adapted from Emily Brontë's novel for Birmingham Rep). Her work for BBC Radio includes Visitants, The Outlander, which won the Writers' Guild Award 1992, and Cash Cows for the Woman's Hour serial. For opera: Flight with composer Jonathan Dove (Glyndebourne), and the libretto for Silent Twins (Almeida).

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