Accidental Death of an Anarchist
a farce by Dario Fo written in 1970 (original title in Italian Morte accidentale di un anarchico). The play centres on the fall from a window of a prisoner in custody.
The original text
Translations and adaptations
Adapted by Gavin Richards from a translation by Gillian Hanna
Performance history in South Africa
1983: Presented by The People's Space in association with Robin Sanders in March 1983, directed by Sanders starring Dermod Judge (Inspector Bertozzo), Chris van Niekerk (Inspector Pissani), Richard Farmer (Two Constables), Ian Roberts (Superintendent), Neil McCarthy (A Maniac), Lynne Maree (Maria Feletti). Set design Bee Berman and Anton Johnson, costumes Birrie le Roux, lighting Leon Benzakein.
Accidental Death of an Anarchist theatre programme, 1983.
Die Burger, 21 May 2002.
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