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VenueMercury Theatre
Other spaces: Studio
From18th September 2008
To4th October 2008
When19:30. Thu Mat 14:00. Sat Mat 14:30
PricesFrom £8.50. To £19.00.
What is currently on at Mercury Theatre (V37)

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

A man is taken to the fourth floor of a police station, accused of planting a terrorist bomb. A few hours later he is found dead on the pavement outside. The policemen involved have difficulty remembering the exact details of the event...
Author Dario Fo

Archive :: production:T01519246644, play:S0950649264, venue:V37

Production details

From the writer behind Men Behaving Badly, Simon Nye’s version of Dario Fo’s great satire about police brutality and underground activism in 1970’s Italy has been updated and relocated to contemporary Britain. Where the forces of law order a society in such a way that journalist’s investigative skills are perverted by the need for a scandal, it takes a madman to reveal the truth!

Special Performances

  • 25 Sep 08 Sign Interpreted
  • 4 Oct 08 Audio Described


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Company Mercury Theatre Company
Translation Simon Nye
Director Gari Jones
Design Sara Perks
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