You Will Be Taken From This Place
  • Edinburgh Fringe

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 Britains executioners. Master raconteur... A brilliantly captivating performer (Scotsman[/i). Hodgson's strength is his ability to weave a story that engages you completely (BBC Radio).