National Theatre Live – Jack Absolute Flies Again

Stage on Screen | (15) | 171 minutes |
8th November 2023 – 10th December 2023

From the writer of One Man, Two Guvnors comes a hilarious new play, Jack Absolute Flies Again, set in 1940s British summertime.

After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to rejoin his fearless young Hurricane squadron at RAF Fontwell. Once back on British soil, Jack is shocked to find his old flame, Lydia, on the base. He sets his sights on winning her heart, but with turbulence and hilarity never far away, his advances quickly turn to anarchy.

Emily Burns directs this spectacularly entertaining new show based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals, written by Richard Bean and Oliver Chris, and featuring a cast including Caroline Quentin and Kelvin Fletcher.

National Theatre Live brings the best of British theatre to over 700 cinema screens in the UK. Its mission is to bring you unmissable theatre, filmed live from Britain’s most exciting stages. The actors on stage deliver their performances as they normally would any other night, and technical teams capture each production to ensure every element on stage such as lighting, hair and make-up look fantastic on the big screen.

Tickets £11.50 / £10.50 | Doors open 15 minutes prior to advertised start time

Complete the Stage On Screen experience with Prosecco and Canapés, available to enjoy during the interval of our screening on Thursday 19th October. Place your order during the ticket booking process. Please note this offer is not available on Sundays.

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8th November 2023 – 10th December 2023

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