How To Urn a Living

6 July 2024

Fringe
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BOOK 19:00 - Sat 06 Jul 2024

Location:
Rose Theatre Studio

Running time:
60mins

Age recommendation:
12+

Accessibility:
Wheelchair Access
Accessible Toilet
Step Free Access

Content:
The show contains discussions of death, abuse, cults, homophobia and depictions of death.

Price:
£12

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How To Urn a Living

About the show

For generations, Fowler’s Funerals has undertaken the responsibility of lifting the spirits of grieving people. But lately business has been dying down, forcing Mr. Fowler, his shop girl Lilith, and his mortician Wisteria to think outside the (pine) box or risk going under.

As they scramble to keep their business alive and satisfy their customers' bizarre requests, the lengths they will go to protect their (funeral) home are tested. Rich in antics and wacky characters, this East 15 ensemble of international actors thrills and tickles in this comedy of quick wit and outrageous moral quandaries.

Photographer credit: Andrew H Williams

About the company

Berserk Theatre is an international company co-founded by Zofia Zerphy and Vilde Bjorkedal. Hailing from the United States and Norway, they make work that connects to an international audience by exploring and subverting expectations around universal experiences- like in their first show How to Urn a Living, a comedy centered around death.