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Spring Bank Arts Centre, New Mills

Postcode: SK22 4BH

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The Stars Look Down

Show Details

Presented by Northumberland Theatre Company

Performance date and time
Friday, 11th October 2019
7:30 PM

From the writer A J Cronin and freely adapted by Alex Ferguson, this is a physical theatre version of the classic 1930s novel. Davie Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners against the pit owners. Returning home as the local schoolteacher before finishing his degree. Davie struggles with his new role and fitting back into his community, especially when he realises his wife Jenny still loves her former boyfriend. It is only when he learns that his father and the other miners are going to have to continue working on a possibly deadly coal seam, he decides to act.

'Their ability to weave storytelling magic is second to none.' The Guardian

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Running time
2 hrs + interval

Audience Type
Adults/Older Children

Age Range

Ticket Prices
£12.00 Standard / £11.00 Standard in advance

Other Ticket Information
Car parking in the Adult Education Centre

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Steps at entrance Alternative wheelchair access to side/rear of venue Ramped approach up to entrance Wheelchair accessible toilet Induction Loop

This performance is supported by:

Arts Council, England

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