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Tue 28 May
- Thu 30 May


Tue 8pm

Thu 5pm


45 mins





CANCELLED due to circumstances beyond our control

“I am a work of art!” exclaims Roland, performance artist, when he comes across the following advert:

“Arthur, grieving husband, wishes to commission a work of art to commemorate the passing of his wife, Monica. Please contact…”

Roland duly makes a pitch to the sceptical Arthur, retired CEO of a salad cream factory, and lands a contract: Presentation of funeral eulogy plus live statue and themed performance to be performed annually at a memoriam service for the next five years. Option to extend…

A black life affirming comedy challenging attitudes to death in which Roland, former street artist, with a raconteur’s relish full of humour and affection assisted by music, song and physical theatre recounts how he met larger than life Monica and subsequently launches his business, “Magic Funerals”

MULTI-BUY DISCOUNT: Buy for up to 4 shows and save money!
One show for £8
Two shows for £14
Three shows for £18
Four shows for £20


The House is a state of the art performing arts centre located in the city's central quarter, adjacent to the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery. Opened in October 2014, The House Studio is flexible studio theatre, acting as an intimate performance space for live performances.

The House Studio

University of Plymouth,
Drake Circus,
Plymouth PL4 8AA


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