Dead Funny

There's more to this award-winning play than a few cheap laughs and the occasional naughty giggle ...
Dead Funny

Image: Tower Theatre


Genre: Drama
Venue: Tower Theatre
Starts: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Closes: Saturday 5 October 2019
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available


There's more to this award-winning play than a few cheap laughs and the occasional naughty giggle.

It's really a brief analysis of the British sense of humour as it was twenty-five years ago when Benny Hill, Frankie Howerd and Morecambe and Wise were on the telly.

But it's also about the hurt suffered by a wife desperate for a child and a husband too busy still laughing at dead comedians.

As the play begins Benny Hill has died and the Dead Funny Society is meeting to celebrate his life.

But as the laughs get fewer and the voices get louder the suspicions get deeper and the relationships are stretched.

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Tower Theatre

Postal address:
16 Northwold Road
Stoke Newington
London N16 7HR

Box office tel: 020 7353 1700

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Previews from:Wednesday 25 September 2019

Closes:Saturday 5 October 2019

Performance days & times


Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday - 3-00pm




Eleanor : Helen McGill

Richard : Ryan Williams

Lisa : Lucy Moss

Nick : James van Langenberg

Brian : Daniel Watson


Author: Terry Johnson
Director: Allan Stronach
Set designer: Phillip Ley
Costume designer: Diane Carr
Lighting: Robert Irvine

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