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THE MURDERER

by CLOWN FUNERAL

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THE MURDERER

“I have a Murderer in my house. It's all perfectly fine.”

In a world where citizens rehabilitate criminals, the Murderer and the Carer go for coffee and play badminton.

Based on Luke Kennard’s darkly comic poem, 'The Murderer' follows the story of an unlikely pair learning how to live together, and asks how easy it is to forgive someone, how our society deals with care, and to what extent our obsessions can consume us.

Featuring original music, subtle physical theatre and surreal humour, Clown Funeral bring the isolated and offbeat world of The Murderer to life.

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CLOWN FUNERAL

'Clown Funeral is an emerging theatre company based in the West Midlands. We combine new writing, devising and dark humour to tell human stories set in inhuman worlds.

We are an associate company of the New Diorama Theatre, selected for their 2016/17 Graduate Emerging Companies Scheme, and we were shortlisted for the National Student Drama Festival 2016 Edinburgh Award, with The Murderer winning a commendation for 'Best Direction'.