‘Happy Jack’ is a funny and touching play about the lives of Jack & Liz. Set in a West Yorkshire mining village .

the play is inspired by John Godber’s own grandparents and follows the couple’s 40 year marriage through good times and bad The play weaves through the story of this ordinary working class family and retells snippets of their lives together

the love, sadness, anger, joy and conflict. Balancing humour with some tougher realities, the play highlights the lives of working miners and the terrible legacies that many of them were left with long after leaving the pits..

“What is that unforgettable line?”
Samuel Beckett

The play was a great success,
but the audience was a disaster.
Oscar Wilde

Know your lines and don't
bump into the furniture.
Spencer Tracy