Jubilee, considered by many to be the ultimate punk film, pissed off a lot of punks. Siouxsie and the Banshees labelled the 1978 apocalyptic satire, “hippy trash”. Adam Ant said it was a “mess”. American punk singer, Jayne County, called it “wasted celluloid”. Not great press considering all of them had starred in the film.
It’s the first time that opera’s version of the Oscars has been held outside the UK.