by  April De Angelis

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  4m, 5f


- You're having some kind of crisis.

 - It's called being fifty. You must be having it too.

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    Cast Size

    4m, 5f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

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.

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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

    This title is currently restricted in London, please contact the Licensing Department for further details.



  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes


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

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April De Angelis

April De Angelis is an acclaimed writer whose extensive theatre work includes After Electra (Theatre Royal Plymouth and Tricycle Theatre 2015); Rune (New Vic Theatre Stoke 2015); Gastronauts (Royal Court Upstairs, 2013); Jumpy (Royal Court 2011 and Duke of York’s Theatre 2012, Melbourne and Sydney 2015); an adaptation ...

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

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