Funeral Punks

A Scattered Pictures production for the BBC World Service | Presented by Kim Tserkezie | Produced by Andy Jones and Will Sadler | Executive Producer for the BBC: Helen Grady

A new wave of end of life rituals is emerging across northern England. As funeral costs increase, the influence of the traditional undertaker is declining. Communities are building pyramids containing their dead loved one’s ashes and a growing number of people are choosing to organise their own bespoke events.

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