Jubilee at Lyric Hammersmith tickets
Jubilee at Lyric Hammersmith tickets

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About the show

Derek Jarman’s iconic punk film Jubilee is adapted for the stage in a high tempo, electrifying new production at London’s Lyric Hammersmith. Playing a strictly limited season, the action is fast-forwarded to the social and political turmoil of 2017, creating a show suitable for punks young and old and for everyone who is desperate to set the world on fire.

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 for

Fans 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+

Dates and times

Running time: TBC
Opened: 16 Feb 2018
Press night: 20 Feb 2018
Booking from: 10 Mar 2018
Booking until: 10 Mar 2018

Seating plan

For detailed seating information for Jubilee, please check out our interactive Lyric Hammersmith seating plan with 271 seat reviews and 158 photos of views from seat.

Location and map

Lyric Hammersmith
Lyric Square
London, W6 0QL

3 Reviews Add review

A challenging update on a challenging film - not for the faint-hearted.

oughttobeclowns 5'7, 384 reviews, 37 helpful votes

Great show, want to go again!!

dmandrews 1 review, 0 helpful votes

dawnbsp 4ft 11, 347 reviews, 4 helpful votes