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The Last Show Before We Die
Comedy + Queer Futures

The Last Show Before We Die

An existential cabaret about the big things in life (& death)

This show is part of Queer Futures. Explore the season & find out more here!

Ell and Mary have been dead for three years, but now they’ve come back to life (and the stage) with one question on their minds: how do you know when it’s the end?

Inspired by zombies, heartbreak, and the humble cockroach, The Last Show Before We Die is an existential cabaret about the big things in life. And death.

From the creators of smash-hit shows HOTTER and FITTER (★★★★★ Soho Theatre).


Praise from previous work:

'Riotously funny' ★★★★ Evening Standard

'Hilarious, sincere, sexy & brutal' ★★★★ The Guardian

'I have never seen a show with such power' ★★★★★ Broadway Baby

'An absolute gem… Fearless' ★★★★★ London Theatre Reviews

'Absolute elation' ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag


Creators & Performers | Mary Higgins & Ell Potter

Director | Sammy Glover
Sound designer | Tom Foskett-Barnes
Lighting designer | David Doyle
Choreographer | Ted Rogers
Producer | Ellie Keel

Ticket Price

£10 - £18


18 → 23 Jul


King's Head Theatre



Duration | 60 mins approx.
Age Guidance | 16+
Content Warnings | Death, suicide, addiction.

Part of the Queer Futures Season ticket offer!*

  • Book x2 shows, get 10% off.
  • Book x3 or more shows, get 20% off.

Excludes £10 tickets.*


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