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Hurley Village Hall

Postcode: CV9 2JD

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The Stars Look Down

Show Details

Presented by Northumberland Theatre Company

Performance date and time
Saturday, 12th 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
£10.50 Standard / £8.50 Over 65 / £8.50 Under 12

Other Ticket Information
Doors open at 7pm. Bar from 7pm. Raffle.

Main Box Office Telephone Number
01827 875 352

Available From
Call: 01827 875 352 or from Hurley Post Office

Additional Information
Licensed Bar from 7pm. Doors Open 7pm. Raffle.

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Reservable/general parking on site Designated parking Level entrance Alternative wheelchair access to side/rear of venue Wheelchair accessible toilet Wheelchair accessible toilet with limited transfer space

This performance is supported by:

Arts Council, England

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North Warwickshire Borough Council Logo