Meet your new nightmare neighbours: the family from Jump have
swapped their dust pans and brushes for swords and nunchakus - and
they're ready to do battle, Tae-kwon-do style...
A hit at the Edinburgh Festival and on stages across the world, Jump
is a high-octane display of the ancient Korean fighting art of
Tae-kwon-do, including jaw-dropping flips, dazzling acrobatics, sword
fights and wickedly observed kung-fu pastiches... crossed with a
The show centres on a typical, but spectacularly agile, Korean
family - from the draconian grandfather and drunken uncle to
karate-chopping mother. Each is a martial arts hotshot, all possessing
championship level Tae-kwon-do and gymnastic skills, who enjoy nothing
more than challenging each other to martial arts showdowns.