Accidental Death of an Anarchist is a play written by Italian playwright Dario Fo and skillfully adapted by Tom Basden. It is a sardonic farce that centers around a police cover-up of a falsely accused anarchist's death while in police custody. The act uses elements of absurd and physical comedy to critique the political & social climate of Italy to highlight the themes of corruption, police abuse of power, and government cover-up. Regarded as one of Fo's most famous works, it has been performed internationally. The entire spectacle is perfectly executed by the famous actor, comedian, and writer Daniel Rigby who received the Leading Actor BAFTA in 2011 for his performance in the BBC2 TV series Eric and Ernie. Daniel Rigby brings the comedic script to life with his energetic portrayal of the Maniac in the show. In a fast-paced performance, he captivates the audience with his charming grin and playful winks.
The story of "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" revolves around a police investigation into the death of an anarchist who fell from a police station window. A madman, posing as a judge, arrives on the scene and starts to manipulate the police officers, uncovering their lies and inconsistencies in their accounts of the anarchist's death. As the investigation continues, the madman's antics cause the police to become increasingly irrational and the truth about the anarchist's death is revealed. Through comedy and satire, the play criticizes the abuse of power and corruption within the Italian government and police force.
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Booking Period: From 18 March 2023 to 8 April 2023
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in London was established in 1895 and is one of the oldest theatres in the UK. It can accommodate around 590 guests across three levels and is well known for its innovative and diverse productions. The theater has a reputation for being a leader in British theater, and it has hosted numerous famous productions over the years, including the world premieres of many new plays. In recent years, the theater has undergone major renovations and renovations, and it now features state-of-the-art technology and facilities.
Seating Capacity: 591
Address: Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Lyric Square, King St, London W6 0QL
Tube: Hammersmith is in oyster card zone 2 and a 2-min walk from both Hammersmith tube stations and the bus station.
Bus: 27, 110, 190, 218, 267, 306, H91, N9, N11, N266
Available Facilities: Cloakroom, Bar & Restaurant, Toilets
Accessibility: Accessible toilets, Wheelchair spaces are available
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security, all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.
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Accidental Death of an Anarchist show opens on 18 March 2023 at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre.
Accidental Death of an Anarchist tickets show does not have a strict age limit. However, it is most suitable for children of 14 and above.
Accidental Death of an Anarchist is playing at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre in London and opens on 18 March 2023.
The running time of the Accidental Death of an Anarchist is 2 hours including the intermission.
The Accidental Death of an Anarchist is a play that uses humor and satire to shed light on the political corruption and abuse of power in Italy. It depicts a police cover-up of an anarchist's death through the actions of a madman pretending to be a judge.
The main star of Accidental Death of an Anarchist is the BAFTA winning actor, Daniel Rigby.
There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.
No, outside food is not allowed while attending Accidental Death of an Anarchist. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has multiple facilities including Bar, Restaurant, and Toilets available for the audiences during the Accidental Death of an Anarchist.
Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.
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