Accidental Death Of An Anarchist (Student Editions)
'The quality that makes Fo uniquely powerful ... [is] the ability to wring wild laughter out of insidious corruption' Guardian'Simon Nye's witty translation updates and relocates the play ... suitably close to contemporary England. Fo is that rare thing, a far-left playwright with a popular, comic touch. And his stinging attack upon the black arts of government cover-up, manipulation and mendacity...
Series: Student Editions
Paperback: 176 pages
Publisher: Methuen Drama; Revised edition (February 9, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.4 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 66759
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could not be more timely' Evening StandardIn its first two years of production, Dario Fo's controversial farce, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, was seen by over half a million people. It has since been performed all over the world and is widely recognised as a classic of modern drama. A sharp and hilarious satire on political corruption, it concerns the case of an anarchist railway worker who, in 1969, 'fell' to his death from a police headquarters window.This version of the play was premiered at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in February 2003.Commentary and notes by Joseph Farrell.