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Brassed Off

Brassed Off

by: Paul Allen, Mark Herman

by: Paul Allen, Mark Herman

Overview

Grimley Colliery is set to close as the accountants say there's more money in it shut than open, even after redundancy payments. It means 1200 job losses, a dying town and the loss of its brass band. But under the leadership of Danny, coughing with coal-dusted lungs, the band is somehow transformed into British champions with local lass Gloria whipping up the money needed to get them to the Albert Hall.

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Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Stage & Screen)
  • Time Period: 1980s
  • Cast Attributes: Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Paul Allen

Paul Allen trained as a journalist in Sheffield where he still lives. In addition to Brassed Off, his plays for the Crucible Theatre include Herod the Great, Jokers 1, 2 and 3 (with Rony Robinson) and Breaking and Entering. Other plays have been premiered in York, Derby, Birmingham and London Bubble, and on BBC Radio 3 ...

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Mark Herman

Mark Herman was born in Bridlington in Yorkshire in 1954. He studied at art college in Hull before first becoming involved in film while studying Graphic Design in Leeds, going on to the National Film School as an animator. The story goes that he was a contemporary of Wallace & Gromit creator Nick Park's and decided, r ...

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