The Last Executioner

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20111015

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.

A play imagining applicants to be the executioner of a triple murderer in Switzerland.