Accidental Death of an Anarchist

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Adapted by Tom Basden from Dario Fo and Franca Rame

Published by Nick Hern Books

5 Male 1 Female

An irrepressible fraudster known only as the Maniac is brought into Police Headquarters just as the officers are preparing for a judicial review of the recent 'accidental' death of a suspect in custody

Outwitting his captors, the Maniac dupes them into performing a farcical recreation of the incident, exposing the absurd corruption and terrifying idiocy at the heart of the system

Dario Fo and Franca Rame's riotous satire, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, has been widely performed around the world since its premiere in 1970

Tom Basden's hilarious, bang-up-to-date adaptation premiered at Sheffield Theatres in 2022


"A play for today" ~ The Guardian

" outstanding piece of theatre, packed full of laughs whilst still having some serious and topical messages for the audience to take home with them" ~ The ReviewsHub

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