The Criterion Theatre

New Comedy Announced for May 2018: 'JUMPY' by April de Angelis ( click here for more details )

1st August

We are delighted to announce that our May 2018 mainhouse production will be 'Jumpy' by April de Angelis directed by Nicol Firth. 

Production dates 5th - 12th May

Open Reading: Sunday 1st October at 7.30p.m.

Auditions: Thursday 5th October from 7.30 p.m. ( other dates TBA)

JUMPY  by April de Angelis is a full length dramatic comedy set in contemporary Britain.

It deals with  issues such as AdolescenceAgingFriendshipLoveMarriageParenting and Family

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 premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in October 2011



4m, 5f


Mark - her husband

Tilly - their daughter

Frances - Hilary's friend

Lyndsey - Tilly's friend


Roland - Bea's husband

Josh - their son

Cam - a student

For more information about the production please contact the director Nicole Firth via the email address or Jane Railton via