National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again

Jack Absolute Flies Again

2022 | 180 min. | Emily Burns

Opens October 9, 2022

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

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Sunday, October 9, 2022

Monday, October 10, 2022

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

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.

  • Director: Emily Burns
  • Principal Cast: Caroline Quentin, Laurie Davidson, Natalie Simpson, Kelvin Fletcher
  • Year: 2022
  • Running Time: 180 min.
  • Screenplay: Richard Bean, Oliver Chris
  • US Distributor: By Experience