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The Last Executioner

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 15 October 2011

Part of the Conviction season. Switzerland, 1938. Triple murderer Paul Irniger has been sentenced to death. Over 120 men have spontaneously applied to be his executioner. Based on research by a psychiatrist at the time, Peter-Jakob Kelting's play imagines 5 of the applicants competing for the job.

Matter ..... Paul Copley
Rutholz ..... Ralph Ineson
Schwertfeger ..... Bryan Dick
Stäuber ..... Simon Bubb
Stocker ..... Kenneth Collard

Directed by Toby Swift.

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