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Dr Collinger's Funeral Service

By Dark Laugh Theatre

  • Duration : 60 minutes
  • Grade : 2 - 2
  • First language : English
  • Second language : English
  • Subject : Life Skills/Orientation, Creative Arts, Design, Dramatic Arts
  • Theme : Relationships, Choices, Family dynamics, Change, Loss, Death, Tolerance, Imagination, Creativity
Doctor Collinger’s Funeral Service, directed by the celebrated Janet Buckland, and starring Daniel Buckland (The Travellers 2005) and Taryn Bennett (Frogs 2007). This exciting work played to packed houses, enjoyed acclaim by critics and was the talking point of the 2007 National Arts Festival. Embark on a dark, hilarious and exhilarating adventure; through death, love and laughter.

Praise for Dr Collinger’s Funeral Service

“Dead funny…a mix of psychic darkness and beguiling buffoonery.” CUE 2007

“A hot new ticket” Adrienne Sichel, The Star Tonight 2007

“Daniel Buckland and Taryn Bennett deliver crafted performances that will have you laughing one moment and sweating-it-out the next.” CUE 2007

“Daniel Buckland’s performance is brilliant …while Bennett is just as versatile…it really is one which shouldn’t be missed.” Leon Muston, THE HERALD 2007 (Pick of the Fringe)

“Dr Collinger’s Funeral Service is deeply touching. Much of its poignancy comes from the drama’s theatrical inventiveness, which has berserk props taking on emotional significance and becoming (deadly) serious.” Gillian Rennie, Cue Editor, CUE 2007


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