The Funeral Director
English Touring Theatre & Papatango present the Scottish Premier of 'The Funeral Director' at Traverse Theatre from 7th - 9th March.
About The Funeral Director
7th Mar 2019 to 9th Mar 2019
10 Cambridge Street,
Edinburgh West EH1 2ED
Full price £17, Standard concession £14, Under 30s / Student £12.50, Other concession £5
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English Touring Theatre & Papatango
Life as the director of a Muslim funeral parlour isn’t always easy, but Ayesha has things pretty sorted. She and Zeyd share everything: a marriage, a business, a future.
Until Tom walks in to organise his boyfriend’s funeral. A snap moral decision, informed by the values of their community and their faith, has profound consequences.
Forced to confront a secret she has hidden even from herself, Ayesha must decide who she is – no matter the cost.
Winner of Papatango’s 10th annual new writing prize.
Age Recommendation: 14+
Note: Please be aware that while there is no graphic imagery, violence, nudity or strong language in the play, there is one scene in which a baby is prepared for burial. If you have any concerns about watching this scene, please contact a member of staff who can advise on how this sensitive matter is presented.
Image: Rebecca Pitt / Michael Wharley
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