The Life I Lead.

Miles Jupp

The Life I Lead

A new comedy by James Kettle
Directed by Selina Cadell

Minerva TheatreTicketsPrice: from £23


*Extra matinee performance added due to demand, Friday 15 February, 2.45pm*

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 WeekThe News QuizRev, The Durrells) bringing 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.

Prologue 17 Blue Teal.

Prologue tickets available now

Cast & Creatives


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    Miles Jupp

    David Tomlinson

Creative Team

James Kettle


Selina Cadell


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