Derby Theatre have hit the ground running with Brassed Off, receiving standing ovations and glowing reviews since opening night.
Strikes. Cost of living crisis. It’s 1992 and the miners are striking as their local colliery faces closure.
Danny’s dreams of leading the pit’s brass band to victory at a national competition at the Albert Hall seem remote as the men choose between picket lines and redundancy packages. But when Flugelhorn – playing Gloria returns to her home town the band get their oompah back and romance is rekindled with her childhood sweetheart Andy. However, when the real reason for Gloria’s return is revealed and the pressures of the strike get too much for the band members, things start to fall out of tune…
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