Special event Past event Saturday, 1 September 2018 – Saturday, 8 September 2018

UBU

In Paris of 1896, the first word of the first piece of absurdist theatre resulted in a riot. From 01 – 08 September 2018, a reinterpretation of Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi will be performed in the V&A’s tunnel entrance.

Past Event
UBU photo

UBU is an electronic opera — an immersive spectacle composed by Jerskin Fendrix and featuring a collective of young actors and artists. Jarry’s masterpiece will be defaced and defiled, in celebration of all things monstrous and beautiful.

The recommended age for this performance is 16+

Please note there will be no cloakroom or toilet facilities at this event.

There is no step free access to the performance venue.

Performances will contain nudity, flashing lights, loud music and haze/smoke.

To purchase tickets, please visit: www.billetto.co.uk/users/ubu

NOTE: The performance on Tuesday 4 September has been cancelled.

Background image: UBU / Photo Credit: Peter Price