You Will Be Taken From This Place

You Will Be Taken From This Place

Show type: Edinburgh Fringe 2014

Starring: Wil Hodgson

‘And you will be hanged by the neck until you are dead’. Award-winning storyteller Wil Hodgson (Radio 4, BBC4) investigates the strange, fascinating men who executed this sentence until as recently as 1964. Find out how a nob joke got a hangman sacked, what happened when Diana Dors met Albert Pierrepoint and other gruesomely compelling true stories of the 24-carat oddballs who were Britain’s executioners.

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