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Jumpers for Goalposts (NHB Modern Plays)

96 pages57 minutes


A hilarious and heart-warming comedy about football, friendship and finding your way.

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.

Jumpers for Goalpostspremiered at Watford Palace Theatre in April 2013, before touring the UK.

This volume now includes Tom Wells' short play Jonesy, the underdog story of an asthmatic teen who dreams of making a name for himself as a 'Netball Maverick' and earning the respect of the lads from GE PE.

'The delicate balance between humour and pathos is seldom achieved with such deftness... a stunning piece of writing - fresh, funny, painful, engaging' The Stage

'Finds extraordinary beauty in the ordinary lives of its characters' Financial Times

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