Dead Good

Dead Good - Characters Bob and Bernard (people wearing realistic style masks) Bob & Bernard sit in their deck chairs on a pebble beach looking out, the sea is behind them and they have a radio between them.
Show Information
Showing on:
Fri 11 February 2022
Approx. 1hr 10mins, no interval
£15.00 - £20.00
(inc. £1.50 ticket levy)
Mercury Theatre
Age Guidance:

Bob and Bernard don’t have that much in common. But after a chance meeting at their weekly hospice group, they realise they share one ambition – to do some serious living before they die. So, with a bottle of Bollinger and the keys to Bernard’s Bentley in hand, they hit the road, and take on one final, death-defying adventure. Originally commissioned by London International Mime Festival, Dead Good is a funny and poignant theatre show celebrating friendship – and the importance of living every precious day to the full. Bubbling with humour and awash with pathos, this beautifully crafted production is performed entirely without words.

This performance is accessible to deaf and hard of hearing audiences without a signer.

Dead Good is a Vamos co-production with Corn Exchange Newbury and a co-commission with London International Mime Festival, made with support from The Leche Trust.

Post-show talk

Following the performance there will be a post-show talk hosted by Vamos giving you a chance to ask your questions to the cast and creatives that worked on the show.

Visual Story

Please download the Dead Good visual story, this introduces the show and characters and is for anyone who wants to know the story before they see the show. This maybe useful, in particular, for audience members with Autism, or those with sensory or communication disorders or learning disabilities.

Download the Visual Story


Go see Dead Good, you’ll be inspired to enjoy every day, but take some tissues.

BBC Hereford and Worcester


This show takes a viewer so deep into oneself that one is left dazed somehow…Wonderful just so wonderful.

Love Shrewsbury


With lots of laughter and fun throughout, at the end when the lights are fading, you could have heard a pin drop…and there wasn’t a dry eye left in the theatre.

Behind the Arras

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