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The Death Show

The Death Show
  • February 25, 2018
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

It’s time to talk about the big D word….

Death. A bit grim, isn’t it? Morbid, macabre and even unmentionable, but does it have to be that way?

As part of our Life, Death (and the Rest) festival we are exceptionally excited to be welcoming The Death Show. Drawn together by their shared fear of death, “thanatophobes” Lucy Nicholls and Antonia Beck invite you to embark on a journey of discovery, contemplation and courage. Take time to celebrate your own mortality, laugh, cry, stick two fingers up at the grim reaper and discover why talking about death is ultimately life affirming.

The Death Show is the result of a fascinating research project carried out by the artists, that included training as celebrants, an artists’ residency at an undertaker’s and spending time with hospice patients.

Created and performed by Antonia Beck and Lucy Nicholls

Directed by Bernadette Russell

Produced by Sarah-Jane Watkinson, Outer Circle Arts

“Brave, tenacious, funny and deeply thought provoking.” Claire Birch, Assistant Producer, RSC

Tickets are £10 & -£12 +booking fee and you can buy them on Eventbrite

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