“Exhilaratingly fresh…blackly hilarious”
Charting the exploits of the tyrannical King Ubu, the play is a startling challenge to the comfortable and conventional. Menacing, petulant and wonderfully anarchic, Alfred Jarry’s piercing humour continues to fascinate us, enabling a world of rich theatrical possibilities in a parade of the grotesque that keeps pace with our own times.
Rediscover this cult play in the internationally acclaimed adaptation by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod from Cheek by Jowl broadcast from the Lincoln Center in New York.
The screening will be preceded by an introduction with the stage director Declan Donnellan and stage designer Nick Ormerod.
This production is suitable for 16+
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