“I’m not asking you to win. I’m asking you to just: chuck your face at it, have a, have a fucking good go at it. And then we’ll. Yeah. We’ll see.”
Luke wants Danny, but Danny's got a secret. Joe wants to play second fiddle, but Geoff wants a headline gig. Viv just wants to beat the lesbians to the league title. Game on.
Set in the scruffy changing room used by a hapless team of friends who play for Barely Athletic, a five-a-side football team in the Gay and Lesbian Sunday League- Jumpers For Goalposts is a hilarious and heart-warming comedy about football, friendship and finding your way in the world from award-winning playwright Tom Wells.
“Wells has given us another winner…Unreservedly recommended.”
★★★★★ The Independent
“You won’t know whether to laugh or cry (you’ll probably do both).”
★★★★★ Public Reviews
“Humane, funny and poignant…some TV company will soon be offering Wells a transfer. Watch him live while you can.”
★★★★ Sunday Times
“Tom Wells’ drama finds extraordinary beauty in the ordinary lives of its characters.”
★★★★ Financial Times
“A surprising, spirited new comedy…it opens its characters’ hearts, and it cracked open mine.”
★★★★ Sunday Express
“Balancing the comic with the emotionally touching…scores a number of goals.”
“The comedy is lively, often uproarious…a stunning piece of writing – fresh, funny, painful, engaging.” The Stage
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