Keeping Down With The Joneses

A production by Theatre Group

Written by

Keeping Down with the Joneses by John Chapman and Jeremy Lloyd is modern comedy, set in the 70s/80s at the height of Cold War tension, about an eccentric British family

 Convinced the Russians are about to launch a nuclear strike, Geoffrey Jones MP builds a bomb shelter in his garden which the family decide to try out. Inadvertently they are trapped inside with their sexy Swedish au-pair, a sarcastic telephone engineer and their terrified Indian milkman. Trying to make the best of the situation they are surprised by the arrival, through the side hatch, of their next door neighbours. Ever striving to keep up with the Joneses they are now keeping down with them by building their own shelter...!

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Performance dates

  • Wednesday, 1st May 2013 at 7:30pm
  • Thursday, 2nd May 2013 at 7:30pm
  • Friday, 3rd May 2013 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, 4th May 2013 at 7:30pm

The Annex

The home of SUSUPA theatrical, The Annex located on Southampton University campus and regularily hosts shows by societies such as LOpSoc, Showstoppers, Theatre Group and ComedySoc.

Theatre Group

A society to improve theatrical skills through workshops; original writing; producing; directing; and acting. We aim to celebrate creativity in all mediums of drama and to provide all society members with a fun, inclusive environment to further their individual skill sets and to form a community with a love of theatre.