Malcolm Brocklehurst trying out his coffin
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'Why I rehearsed my own funeral'

Funeral director Dominic Maguire and Malcolm Brocklehurst, who has rehearsed his own funeral and designed his own coffin, discuss the growing trend for pre-planning funerals with a very personal perspective.

The National Association of Funeral Directors says a growing number of people are setting out their preferences for their own funeral, by personalising the whole event.

The BBC has been speaking to funeral director Dominic Maguire and Malcolm Brocklehurst, who has rehearsed his own funeral and designed his own coffin.

  • 03 Feb
  • From the section UK