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The Dying Of Today

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The Premiere of a new play by Howard Barker, described by the Times as Britain’s greatest living dramatist. Read More >

The internationally acclaimed Wrestling School makes its first visit to the Arcola in the Premiere of a new play by Howard Barker, described by the Times as Britain’s greatest living dramatist.

On an ordinary day
Comes a man with extraordinary news
And the unknown reveals itself
Destroying an ordinary life…
And a civilization

Intense, compressed, this is a bold and beautiful exploration of a world overturned.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 21/10/2008

Closing Night: 22/11/2008

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Gerrard McArthur

Designer - Thomas Leipzig

Lighting Designer - Ace McCarron

Author - Howard Barker

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