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Lyrikal Fearta

DATES: 18th Oct 12 - 27th Oct 12
TICKETS: £15.00

Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Jonzi D returns to his creative roots to perform his 'lyrikal fearta'.




"Jonzi D seems right at home alongside the likes of Matthew Bourne and Wayne McGregor at London's leading dance house"



For many years Jonzi D has been known as the face leading the hip hop revolution that is Breakin’ Convention. Jonzi is now launching out on his own again, returning to the stage after ten years as a creator of sharp, relevant and poetic dance theatre with two programmes of works made up of past hits and new creations. Working with a small team of performers and a live band, both evenings will have music, poetry, movement, politics and wit; promising a rare insight into arguably the best known figure and advocate of UK hip hop dance.


Lyrikal Fearta - Redux

Thu 18 - Sat 20 at 8pm



Lyrikal Fearta - Redux will revisit some of Jonzi’s best known works, including Guilty, Shoota, Safe, Classroom, The Fast Lane and Cracked Mirror.


The bill will also include Aeroplane Man, the true story of a young black man’s global quest to find his spiritual homeland and Silence the Bitchin’, a rap battled illustrated, line by line, by two dancers. Two of Jonzi’s most celebrated works, Silence the Bitchin’ and Aeroplane Man were screened on Channel 4 in 1997 and 2003 respectively.


Age Guidance: 16+ (contains strong language and content some audiences may find disturbing) 


The Letter and Other Works

Thu 25 - Sat 27 at 8pm


This bill of new work including the world premiere of The Letter which explores the responses towards Jonzi being offered an MBE in the New Years Honours List and his subsequent refusal to accept it. It will be his first solo theatre work in 17 years. 


Age Guidance: 16+ (contains strong language and content some audiences may find disturbing)

Sadler's Wells is the UK's leading dance house, uniquely dedicated to bringing the very best international and UK dance to London audiences. We are committed to producing, commissioning and presenting works of the highest standards, crossing the boundaries between different art forms. 

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