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Jumpers For Goalposts

Jumpers For Goalposts

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

An hilarious and heart-­warming story about football, friendship and finding your way; Tom Wells' new play transfers to the Bush Theatre Read More >

‘I’m not asking you to win. I’m asking you to just: chuck your face at it, have a, have a f***ing good go at it. And then we’ll. Yeah. We’ll see.’

Luke wants Danny, but Danny’s got a secret. Joe’s happy in goal but Geoff wants a headline gig. Viv just wants to beat the lesbians to the league title. Game on.

A hilarious and heart-warming story about football, friendship and finding your way from Tom Wells, winner of the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright 2012 for the smash hit comedy The Kitchen Sink (***** Telegraph) produced by the Bush.

Jumpers For Goalposts was originally co-commissioned by Paines Plough, Hull Truck and West Yorkshire Playhouse.

Jumpers For Goalposts is suitable for theatergoers aged 14 and older.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 26/11/2013

Opening Night: 27/11/2013

Closing Night: 04/01/2014

Running time: 1h30

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Cast & Creative


Philip Duguid-McQuillan, Vivienne Gibbs, Andy Rush, Jamie Samuel, Matt Sutton


Director - James Grieve

Producer - The Bush Theatre presents a Paines Plough, Hull Truck and Watford Palace Theatre production

Designer - Lucy Osborne

Lighting Designer - Charles Balfour

Sound - Nick Manning

Author - Tom Wells

About Bush Theatre

7 Uxbridge Road, Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 8LJ

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