Damon Albarn’s ‘Monkey: Journey To The West’ extends London run

Opera with Jamie Hewlett will continue into the New Year

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett‘s opera ‘Monkey: Journey To The West’ has had its London residency extended.

The opera will now run until January 4 at the Meridian Gardens by the O2 Arena in London, with performances taking place throughout the Christmas period.

Written, conceived and directed by Chen Shi-Zheng, the opera is scored by Albarn and was designed by his Gorillaz bandmate – and renowned graffiti artist – Hewlett.

Tickets for the extended dates are on sale now. To check the availability of Monkey: Journey To The West tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.