How to Bury a Dead Mule

Theatre (new writing, historical)

  • Pleasance Dome - JackDome
  • 11:50
  • Aug 2-15, 17-20, 22-27
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Northern Ireland
  • Group: Richard Clements
  • Warnings and additional info: This show contains strobe lighting and deals with the imagery and effects of war.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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UK Theatre Award Nominee 2022: Best New Play. The evocative story of Royal Irish Fusilier, Norman Clements. The sanity of war becomes the insanity of domesticity as a broken man tries to reconnect with his family after the horrors of WW2. Directed by Matthew McElhinney and written and performed by Norman’s grandson, Richard Clements, this is a profoundly personal journey into the shattered mind of a man trying to regain his place in the world. Through beautiful stagecraft we are immersed in a deeply affecting portrait of love, loss and a search for peace.

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Main queue beside spiral staircase. Lift access via lift at rear of bar — this is at the rear of the venue. Ask staff for assistance. Also applicable for Brooke’s Club.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices