Barn Theatre Club presents

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist

By Dario Fo
Directed by Laura Eddy
17th – 25th February 2017

The classic mash-up of zany comedy and political satire.

This show contains strong language (more information here)

During his interrogation by the police, an anarchist mysteriously falls to his death from a fourth-storey window. The burning question is: did he fall, or was he pushed?

Accidental Death of an Anarchist is a mixture of biting political satire and clownish comedy. Dario Fo’s larger-than-life, darkly comic play lays bare the murky depths to which a corrupt police force (and establishment) will sink to conceal their own immoral activities. There is a whole load of business with a window, a bomb and a maniac, but who are the real baddies?

With its themes of establishment corruption, liberal-left self-righteousness, freedom of the press, and acts of terrorism, Accidental Death of an Anarchist poses a curiously apt 21st-century British conundrum, despite its origins in 1960s Italian social unrest.


Tickets will go on sale shortly.

Meal deal

Take advantage of our £26 meal deal with Terranova Italian Restaurant in Stanborough Park which includes a 2-course, pre-show meal from the set menu with a glass of wine and a ticket for the show. Download the menu

Not available Sundays and Mondays.

Part of the Barn’s 2016-2017 Season.


Directed by
Laura Eddy


Inspector Bertozzo
Inspector Pissani
Superintendent Palmi
Maria Feletti


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Stage Manager
Poster & Program Design

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