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.
Jack Absolute Flies Again is 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).
Emily Burns (The Comeback) directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Sheridan’s The Rivals.
The Olivier Theatre, South Bank, SE1 from 2nd July – 3rd September. Times: Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat matinees 2pm. Admission: £20 – £89.