The Funeral Director

English Touring Theatre & Papatango present the Scottish Premier of 'The Funeral Director' at Traverse Theatre from 7th - 9th March.

The Funeral Director

About The Funeral Director

Scottish Premiere
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.

Venue: T2

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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