Accidental Death of an Anarchist
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Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist London Reviews and Tickets

(22 Ratings)
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Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing, Funny, Great acting

About the Show

Tom Basden's adaptation of a classic farce about the police investigating a death that occurred on their watch.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (22)

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59 Reviews | 0 Followers
Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if you like Theatre of the Absurd

Don't see it if are easily confused

59 Reviews | 1 Follower
Must see, Hilarious, Great acting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You enjoy satire and the examination of real world issues through the lense of clever humour, and would like to see a well acted show.

Don't see it if You wouldn't enjoy the current affairs issues of today being highlighted in a humourous manner. Read more

148 Reviews | 19 Followers
Edgy, Funny, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Entertaining

See it if You like watching the Network meets Airplane. Fourth wall breaking, farce and zingers, it has it all! Daniel Rigby should win an Olivier!

Don't see it if You cannot focus throughout as every line is comic gold!

120 Reviews | 12 Followers
Hilarious, Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you are a fan of physical comedy, don't mind a bit of panto, want to see some terrific acting, and don't mind the subject of police lies.

Don't see it if the subject of violence/crime/cover-ups perpetrated by police is going to prevent you from enjoying the show. Read more

24 Reviews | 5 Followers
Entertaining, Clever

See it if you love dynamic plays with social impact

Don't see it if you are too sensitive on violence

25 Reviews | 0 Followers
Unexpected, Ambitious, Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining

See it if You enjoy a funny well acted show, not what I was expecting 💯 brilliant

Don't see it if You prefer a musical!

25 Reviews | 0 Followers
Must see, Funny, Entertaining, Clever

See it if As a police officer I found the references to our current situation really funny and sensitively done whilst making an important point.

Don't see it if You get easily offended or a sensitive as some topics could be triggering.

31 Reviews | 2 Followers
Intelligent, Great writing, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You enjoy a fast paced plot. The dark humor script does not fail to make you reflect on some very modern problems. Superb acting.

Don't see it if You don't like dark humor.

Critic Reviews (4)

March 18th, 2023

“Packed with laugh-out loud moments and peppered with painfully on point observations, this riotous version of ’Accidental Death Of An Anarchist’ is a masterclass in how to combine social issues and comedy in a way that is faithful to the original work but highly relevant to a modern audience.”
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Time Out London
March 22nd, 2023

“If London right now is a pressure cooker full of red-hot political anger, then ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ is an all-singing, all-pratfalling safety vent. Go to laugh and to rage, just as its author intended.” 
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All That Dazzles (UK)
March 19th, 2023

“ ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ might have been written over five decades ago, but if creative people keep breathing new life into it like in this production, and we keep failing to learn from our mistakes, it might have another five decades to go yet. A must watch.”
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
March 17th, 2023

“Daniel Rigby’s Maniac cleverly corners corrupt coppers with panache, happily winking at the audience and breaking the fourth wall with gleeful abandon. The audience is in on the joke – we’re one step ahead of the police, and seeing what is going to happen next is deliciously poetic”
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