From the writer of the Broadway smash hit “One Man, Two Guvnors” comes a hilarious new play, set in 1940s British summertime. Catch the London National Theatre’s “Jack Absolute Flies Again” in HD at 7 p.m. Friday, October 9 in the Newport Performing Arts Center’s Alice Silverman Theatre
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.
Staged to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, this joyous farce is directed by Thea Sharrock (Me Before You) and features a cast including Caroline Quentin and Richard Fleeshman.