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The Last Executioner

Peter-Jakob Kelting's play imagining five of the applicants to be the executioner of a triple murderer in Switzerland in 1938. With Paul Copley and Ralph Ineson.

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.

45 minutes

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Sat 15 Oct 2011 21:20

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