One pub, eight blokes, a stacked jukebox and a load of pints. It was always going to kick off. 

Twenty-five years after legendary dance iconoclast Lloyd Newson (DV8) first dragged British pub culture kicking and yelling onto the stage, Rambert and Sadler’s Wells present Newson’s reworking of this landmark physical-theatre production.

As pertinent now as it was when first staged in 1995, the production lifts the lid on “the straitjacket of what’s deemed to be masculine” (The Observer), examining the terrors and tenderness of beer-soaked testosterone. 

“Violent, ugly, politically incorrect and hilarious” (The Australian) Enter Achilles toured 18 countries and was made into a TV film winning many accolades including an International Emmy and Prix Italia. It now returns to the stage with a new cast, selected by Newson, in his first-ever collaboration with another company, the world renowned Rambert.

 

The Venue

Sadler’s Wells

Rosebery Avenue, Islington, London, United Kingdom, EC1R 4TN

Nearest Tube

Angel

Nearest Train

Kings Cross

Running Time

1hr 20min (no interval)

Booking Dates

First Performance

Tuesday 26th May 2020

Last Performance

Saturday 6th June 2020

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