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Tamsin Greig & Doon Mackichan return for Jumpy West End transfer

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The Royal Court today confirmed the cast for the West End transfer of Jumpy, with Tamsin Greig and Doon Mackichan reprising their leading roles.

Greig and Mackichan received Whatsonstage.com award nominations for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress respectively in the wake of last year’s premiere at the Royal Court Downstairs. The production transfers to the Duke of York’s Theatre from 28 August until 3 November 2012 (previews from 16 August).

April De AngelisJumpy is a comic family drama centred on the relationship of Hilary, a former activist, and her rebellious teenage daughter. Nina Raine returns as director.

The reprisal features the majority of the original cast, who are joined by Ben Lloyd-Hughes as Cam (The Way of the World, at Sheffield Crucible, The Hour for BBC), and Amanda Root as Bea, (Macbeth and Troilus and Cressida for the RSC, The Norman Conquests at the Old Vic, Persuasion for BBC).

The full cast for the production has also been announced as Seline Hizli (BBC’s The Land Girls), Richard Lintern (As You Desire Me at the Playhouse), James Musgrave (Wanderlust at the Royal Court), Bel Powley (Arcadia on Broadway), Ewan Stewart (Much Ado About Nothing for Shakespeare's Globe)

Jumpy is designed by Lizzie Clachan with lighting by Peter Mumford and sound by Paul Arditti.


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