Accidental Death of an Anarchist Tickets
Dario Fo’s modern classic satire is wickedly reimagined in contemporary London by playwright Tom Basden.
A razor-sharp police satireAn Anarchist has fallen to his death, but did he jump… or was he pushed? Italian comic masterpiece Accidental Death of an Anarchist at Lyric Hammersmith roars into 21st century London and takes aim at the police in this furiously funny show.
After an Anarchist falls to his death from a police station window, an inquiry begins. But as the police prepare, the Maniac is arrested and taken into custody. Suddenly, they are being led by this mad showman in an absurd recreation of their version of events, as cover-ups, corruption and ineptitude topple the institution like a house of cards.
Tom Basden’s riotous adaptation of Italian playwright Dario Fo’s 1970s satire transports the story to modern day London. Both a supremely funny farce and a hall of mirrors held up to modern policing, Accidental Death of an Anarchist combines the absurd with the absurdly true in a production directed by Daniel Raggett.
The Accidental Death of an Anarchist cast is led by Daniel Rigby in a tour-de-force performance as the Maniac.
Both wickedly funny and thought-provoking, book Accidental Death of an Anarchist tickets to enjoy this European classic that is as relevant now as it was in 1970s Italy.
Accidental Death of an Anarchist tickets