Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the Miners' Strike of 1984, Brassed Off
has been directed by Olivier-award winning Damian Cruden, whose credits include The Railway Children, and stars former Brookside actor John McArdle as Danny.
Based on a screenplay by Mark Herman, adapted by Paul Allen, Brassed Off
goes on to Saturday and will be at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre from April 23-26, with support from Coventry Festival Band.
is a funny and heart-warming drama that reaches stirring heights as the band perform the final scene live on the stage of the Alhambra Theatre.
- it was a very moving production and we had a real brass band.
Grimethorpe Colliery Band - who featured in 1996 film Brassed Off
- thought they would be performing on the pitch before Manchester Utd take on Barcelona on May 28.
THE award-winning Grimethorpe Colliery Band, who catapulted to world-wide fame through the 1996 hit movie Brassed Off
, will play at the Venue Cymru, Llandudno on Sunday.
By shrieking about banning it, the brassed off
brasshats made me wonder if the military does have something to hide.
1945: PetePostlethwaite, 59, British actor, whose films include Brassed Off
and In The Name Of The Father.
Less lucky is Ewan McGregor, whom Herman has recruited from his previous film, Brassed Off
, to play L.
A former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company, his other credits include BRASSED OFF
, THE USUAL SUSPECTS, IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER and LAST OF THE MOHICANS.
Luke Adamson as Shane in emotionally-charged play Brassed Off
, Tuesday -April 12, Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton, 01902 429212.
MOVING tale Brassed Off
is heading to Darlington's Civic Theatre next week.
The decimation of a proud industry and knock-on effect on local communities which were left forever changed after the near-year-long struggle was lost by the NUM, then one of the strongest unions in the country, was highlighted on the big screen in 1996 in the film Brassed Off
, co-starring Teesside actor Stephen Tompkinson.
THEATRE chiefs caused outrage when they chose a police brass band to play picketing miners in a stage version of the coal strike movie Brassed Off