Elderly gentleman seeks companion. For conversation, only.
Previous confidants include - his mother, Kafka (a dog), Grace Kelly (the beloved and greatly missed), Enok (an elevator), and Diana (a strictly hands-off sex worker turned would be dog walker).
Hobbies: gate-crashing funerals and weddings. Says - 'I'm not afraid of dying, but it's nice if someone misses you. Or at least remembers that you once existed.'
Bengt Ahlfors' exquisite monologue has been a permanent fixture in the Helsinki repertoire since 2006 and is widely produced throughout Europe.
It comes to the Edinburgh Fringe in a translation by Henning Koch.
NO performances on 13th and 20th August.
01/08/2012 12:30 - 27/08/2012 13:40
Pleasance Courtyard (venue no 33), 60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ T 0131 556 6550