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Jess and Joe Forever

Jess and Joe Forever
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'A gorgeously written piece of theatre performed by two very talented actors.' ★★★★★
Broadway Baby


    Written byZoe Cooper
    Start date3 Aug 2017
    End date27 Aug 2017
  • TicketsFull price £19.50 / Standard concession £14.50 / Other concession £9.50
    Genre Festival, Theatre,

    Scottish Premiere
    Farnham Maltings in association with Orange Tree Theatre

    Meet Jess and Joe. They want to tell you their story. Joe is Norfolk born and bred. Jess holidays there with her au pair. They are miles apart even when they stand next to each other.

    Jess and Joe Forever is a coming of age tale that explores rural life and what it means to belong. Following a critically acclaimed London premiere, this story of growing up, fitting in (or not), secrets, scotch eggs, love and friendship will make you both laugh and cry. / @farnhammaltings / #JessAndJoe

    Thu 3 Aug, 4pm

    Preview Tickets
    Full price £13
    Concession £9

    Fri 4 – Sun 27 Aug
    (No Mon performances)
    Note: Click on 'Book Now' for dates and times. 

    Full price £19.50
    Standard concession £14.50
    Other concession £9.50

    See our Box Office page for full pricing and booking information.


    Age recommendation

    Running time
    1 h 10 mins

    Contains some strong language, strictly no latecomers

    Supported by Arts Council England, originally commissioned by Old Vic New Voices.

    Photo by David Monteith-Hodge

    • Derek Bond

    • James Perkins

    • Sally Ferguson

      Lighting Designer
    • Nicola Coughlan and Rhys Isaac-Jones

    • 'A gorgeously written piece of theatre performed by two very talented actors.' ★★★★★
      Broadway Baby
    • An unforgettable two-hander about young friendship... bursting with human warmth and joyful observation. ★★★★★
      Grumpy Gay Critic
    • 'Nicola Coughlan and Rhys Isaac-Jones capture that curious but self-protective air of clumsy enthusiasm and over-earnestness of the would-be couple.' ★★★★
      The Herald
    • Zoe Cooper’s adorable play... is really about a connection that runs far deeper than any differences. ★★★★
      Fest Magazine
    • A beautifully, carefully made thing about the power of love to redeem and console.
      Exeunt Magazine
    • This pair claim your attention and your empathetic human spirit. ★★★★
      Edinburgh Guide
    • 'A beautifully powerful coming of age story told in a clever way, Jess and Joe Forever will have you laughing and crying from beginning to end.' ★★★★
      Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
    • 'I had high expectations. And oh how well they were met with this absolute joy of a show.' ★★★★
      A Younger Theatre
    • You'll want to punch the air.
    • Very wise, very funny - and feels utterly authentic.
      Time Out

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