Jack Absolute Flies Again

Jack Absolute Flies Again

Olivier Theatre

Available to 3 September 2022

Time to take flight!

A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night). Featuring a cast including Caroline Quentin (Jonathan Creek), Laurie Davidson (Guilty Party), 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. Advances turn to anarchy as the heiress demands to be loved on her own very particular terms. Emily Burns (The Comeback) Directs this spectacular new version of Sheridan's The Rivals.

National Theatre,
South Bank SE1 9PX
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  • Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Ages: 12+
  • Content warnings: This show contains strong language, sexual references, depiction of conflict and battle sequences that contain gun shots as well as strobe and flashing lights

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