Gravediggers Keith and Hugo (Dicken Ashworth and Freddie Fox) return to contemplate money, and the lack of it, in John Godber's drama 'Dead End'.
Are we in for a triple dip? And what about the fiscal cliff? How to bridge the north/south divide? The conversation takes a philosophical turn as two gravediggers labour with their spades in a graveyard not far from the Humber Bridge.
Hugo may be from Windsor but he has to work through his Christmas break from Hull University to earn enough money to keep him in chicken and pesto bagels. Keith has been grave-digging for years. He's a plain cheese and pickle man and he doesn't think much of the southern softie who's just here for the holidays. But they have more in common than they think.
Background: John Godber is one of the most performed playwrights in English and has won many awards for his work on stage, film and television. He revisits the characters and setting he first created for 'From Fact to Fiction' in February 2012, when the new 'Sun on Sunday' newspaper was about to launch.
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