The Life I Lead

Park Theatre, London

More information about The Life I Lead tickets

Running Time: 2 hours

  • Booking Period: 18 - 30 March 2019

    Age Recommendation: 12+

    Access Performances:

    • BSL (British Sign Language) - Thursday 28 March 2019 at 19.30

    Jonathan Church Productions and Exeter Northcott Theatre in association with Park Theatre present the World Premiere of

    The Life I Lead

    By James Kettle
    Directed by Selina Cadell
    Starring Miles Jupp

    Best remembered for playing Mr Banks in Disney's classic film Mary Poppins, David Tomlinson was renowned for playing the classic English gent, forthright, proper, and a loveable fool. His meeting with Walt Disney came to encapsulate his incredible life full of adventure and heartbreak.

    The man who portrayed one of cinema's most famous patriarchs was defined by his relationship with his own father - a remote eccentric, who was hiding an extraordinary tragicomic secret.

    The Life I Lead sees Miles Jupp, one of Britain's leading stand-up comedians and revered actors (Mock the Week, The News Quiz, Rev, The Durrells) bring David Tomlinson's remarkable story to life.

    A richly comic and moving tale of fathers and sons across the generations, The Life I Lead fills in the blanks behind a very well-known face.