Quadrophenia, A Mod Ballet

£24.75 - 57.75

Evenings 7.30pm | Matinees 2pm
Age: 12+
Priority booking: Fri 28 Jun, 11am General on sale: Fri 5 Jul, 11am
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Sadler’s Wells and Universal Music UK present  

Pete Townshend’s  

Quadrophenia, a Mod Ballet

Meet the new generation… 

In 1973, guitar smashing rock genius Pete Townshend wrote QUADROPHENIA. 

Recorded by The Who - it quickly became an iconic and multi-million selling album. Quadrophenia defined a generation and in 1979 inspired the cult classic feature film of the same name. 

Now it’s back – this time as an explosive dance production – Quadrophenia, A Mod Ballet with a large cast of exceptional dancers, introducing new audiences to troubled mod Jimmy’s story while remaining true in spirit to the much-loved original. 

Quadrophenia is steeped in the mythology of the 1960s - sharp suits, soul music, vespas and parkas but its themes of lost youth, rebellion, the search for belonging and hunger for social change are just as urgent today.  

A rich, orchestral version of the album by Rachel Fuller, first heard in concert version at The Royal Albert Hall and recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is the backdrop for this adrenaline filled rollercoaster ride. 

Choreographer Paul Roberts and Director Rob Ashford bring together some of the UK’s finest creative talent from the worlds of music, theatre, film and dance. With original costumes by renowned British fashion house Paul Smith and Natalie Pryce, projection by Nick Hillel and lighting design by Fabiana Piccioli. 

Prepare to be blown away as the power of dance brings a whole new dimension to the raw energy and emotion of one of the UK’s most iconic rock albums. 

Tickets from £26.50*

*Ticket price includes a contribution to the theatre development fund which pays for the restoration and upkeep of our theatres. A £1.50 handling charge will be added if you require postage for your tickets.



Friends 20% off (excl. Fri & Sat)
Terms and conditions apply

Groups (8+) £4 off Stalls and Dress.
Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email, groups@capitaltheatres.com or Groups phone number, 0131 529 6005.

Concessions £3 off (excl. Fri & Sat)
Concessions are limited and may be withdrawn at any time.

25 & Under £10 tickets available to book online on the day of the performance, subject to availability. Find out more about how to sign up

Schools Groups (10+): £10, 1 teacher goes free with every 10 students.
Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email, groups@capitaltheatres.com, or phone on 0131 529 6005.

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to buy your tickets. If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements, please phone the box office who can advise. 

All discounts may be withdrawn at any time. 


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We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help. 

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Access Performances

Audio Description

Sat 14 Jun, 2pm
Touch Tour: 1pm

Creative Team

Writer Pete Townshend 

Choreographer Paul Roberts 

Director Rob Ashford 

Orchestration Rachel Fuller and Martin Batchelar  

Costume Design Paul Smith, Natalie Pryce 

Projection Nick Hillel 

Lighting Design Fabiana Piccioli 

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