Based on the original 1978 screenplay by Derek Jarman and James Whaley, Jubilee sees faith in the establishment collapsing from all corners, as nihilism and creativity collide. With the far-right marching on, culture wars are rife and a spirit of anarchy lingers in the air.
Peppered with riotous music, unique fashion and all kinds of sex, the production includes a girl gang on a killing spree and a time-travelling Queen Elizabeth I.
One of the film’s original cast members Toyah Willcox joins the cast, alongside Travis Alabanza, Harold Finley, Craig Hamilton, Gareth Kieran Jones, Tom Ross-Williams, Sophie Stone, Temi Wilkey, Rose Wardlaw and Lucy Ellinson.
Chris Goode adapts and directs Jubilee, with design by Chloe Lamford, lighting design by Lee Curran and sound and music by Timothy X Atack. With a gloriously rebellious soundtrack, the show is a take-no-prisoners affair that promotes free spirit and voices. Jubilee plays at the Lyric Hammersmith from 10 February to 10 March 2018, with a press night on 20 February 2018.
Recommended forFans of the original film will celebrate its punk heritage, whilst people of all ages have the opportunity to see a production that will set their spirit ablaze!
Please note that Jubilee is recommended for those aged 16 and up, due to strong language, nudity and sexually explicit content.
Age Recommendations: Suitable for 16+