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Accidental Death of an Anarchist By Dario Fo

Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo

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Summary

Based on a true-life story, this play throws into relief the judicial and police corruption of 1970s Italy. Simon Nye's translation brings out the parallels with our situation in the 21st century.

Accidental Death of an Anarchist Summary

Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo

Dario Fo's classic farce Accidental Death of an Anarchist was a sensation when it premiered in Italy in 1970. Based on the story of a political activist who "fell" to his death from the window of a police station, the original production was seen by over half a million people. This incisive satire on police corruption, media manipulation and political shenanigans is here translated by Simon Nye.This version of Accidental Death of an Anarchist premiered at the Donmar Warehouse, London in February 2003. "A marvellous concept: a zany political farce..." Michael Billington, Guardian"Fo's play absorbs social indignation into mainstream Italian comedy" The Times

About Dario Fo

A popular and controversial playwright, actor and director, Dario Fo has earned international acclaim for his political satires and farces, and has led the field in political satire in Europe for over thirty years. His best known plays include Accidental Death of an Anarchist, We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!, and Orgasmo Adulto Escapes from the Zoo. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1997 for "emulating the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden."

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GOR003139919
9780413773425
0413773426
Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2003-02-20
96
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