“Best show I have ever see ” – a mate.
And some people really felt it.
And if the Nottingham Playhouse was set up to tell Notts stories, this certainly does that.
The Government setting up the miners to force a strike. Then fouling up the closures to be announced. An uncontrolled union response leaving no space to call a ballot and starting the strike after the winter. Notts miners feeling by-passed and a split results. And so much more.
The play convincingly conveys the sense of heat down the pit. Visuals are often excellent. One or two brilliant jokes. Certainly not just one perspective.