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Financial Times: Jubilee: A Magnificently Theatrical Punk Apocalypse

November 9th, 2017

ftimes17aJubilee, Royal Exchange, Manchester — a magnificently theatrical punk apocalypse“.

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Financial Times: The Spirit of Punk

October 28th, 2017

ftimes17aThe spirit of punk — and ‘Jubilee’ — lives on

In director Derek Jarman’s cult punk film Jubilee (1978), three characters stand on a London rooftop considering some high-rise housing. “Never lived beneath the 14th floor till I was old enough to run away,” says Sphinx, a young man who lives in a squat, played by Welsh actor Karl Johnson. “Everything was regulated in that tower block . . . didn’t know I was dead until I was 15 . . . my generation’s the blank generation.”

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