The Pitmen Painters

The Pitmen Painters

15 - 20 April 2013
Alhambra Theatre

Originally produced by Newcastle's acclaimed Live Theatre, and following sell-out seasons at the National Theatre and on Broadway, Bill Kenwright presents the award winning play THE PITMEN PAINTERS.

Tickets £ 10.50 - £25.50

Plus transaction fee*

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Written by Lee Hall, creator of the worldwide sensation Billy Elliot, THE PITMEN PAINTERS has received huge critical acclaim and won the Evening Standard award for Best New Play.

In 1934, a group of Ashington miners hired a professor to teach an art appreciation evening class. Rapidly abandoning theory in favour of practice, the pitmen began to paint. Within a few years the most avant-garde artists became their friends and their work was acquired by prestigious collections; but every day they worked, as before, down the mine. Examining the lives of a group of ordinary men who do extraordinary things, THE PITMEN PAINTERS is a humorous, deeply moving and timely look at art, class and politics.

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Access performances

 Audio Described performance: Wednesday 17 April, 2pm

 Captioned performance: Friday 19 April, 7.30pm


Ticket prices and times

Performance days and times:
Monday 15 - Saturday 20 April 2013
Evenings: Monday - Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Wed 2pm & Sat 2.30pm
Approximate running time: 2 hours and 40 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)

Ticket prices
Booking fees apply

Wed 2pm

Mon to Fri 7.30pm
& Sat 2.30pm

Sat 7.30pm

Stalls & Dress Circle

£15.50, £17.50,

£20.50, £22.50,

£21.50, £22.50,

Upper Circle

£10.50, £12.50

£14.50, £16.50

£15.50, £17.50

Lounges (seat 6)




Boxes (seat 4)

£42, £62

£58, £82

£62, £86


Groups 6+


£2 off

£2 off

£7.50 (Mon 7.30pm / Wed 2pm only) plus one supervisor free with every ten students

Only one discount per ticket. Bradford Theatres usual terms and conditions apply.


*Booking fees:
Phone/Counter - £1 per ticket plus postage charge where applicable.
Online - £2.50 per ticket plus transaction fee of 50p.

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