A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night). 

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.

Emily Burns directs this spectacularly entertaining new version of Sheridan’s The Rivals. Featuring a cast including Caroline QuentinLaurie DavidsonNatalie Simpson and Kelvin Fletcher.

“One of the funniest productions in the National’s history.” Guardian on One Man, Two Guvnors

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Tickets

Thu, Oct 13 @ 7:00pm

National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again by Richard Bean and Oliver Chris