Archives - Close the Coalhouse Door

by Alan Plater

Directed by Lynn Gill and Michael McKever

Saturday 1st – Saturday 8th March 1975 in the Auditorium

A documentary musical with music and song in the Tyneside musichall tradition.

The Golden Wedding party of an old pitman and his wife forms a springboard into reflection and reminiscence about the past. The personal and working dilemma of their grandson pushes us into the future.

An unqualified hymn of praise to miners everywhere.

Part of the Barn’s 1974/1975 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club

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