‘One of the best musicals I have ever seen’ The Northern Echo
The Wind Road Boys is a new family-friendly musical fusing comedy, drama and gut-thumping, tear-jerking musical numbers. The ghost of an old miner has only one night to save a disused pit town from redevelopment, but to change the future; he must relive his past.
“It was absolutely fantastic – I cried so much it was ridiculous but there were also some very funny parts (Mr Salt and Mr Corrigan were amazing).’ Helen Barker, Head of Community Participation, Beamish Museum
A haunting secret and lost love come together to teach us that the past we inherit; the future we build. A quality cast brings this inspirational production to life. A rousing, passionate tour de force that leaves you believing anything is possible.
‘…Gripping…passionate…impressive…compelling.’ **** British Theatre Guide
This story of pride, love, loss, values, battling against the odds and finding the strength to do what’s right is inspired by real miners’ stories.
‘A challenging piece that brings an important part of history alive with humour and enthusiasm. Singing and staging is excellent.’ Primary Times
This spectacular production pushes events along at a whiplash‐inducing pace. However, it is not simply a ‘story about mining’; it is about the human ecstasy and tragedy that unites all people and has a truly universal message of love, respect and pride in our own and our collective past, present and future.
‘This may be meaty drama, but would be suitable for all ages.’ **** Edinburgh Guide
The Wind Road Boys paints a vivid picture of a strong community bound together in adversity, but also with a real spirit.
‘…swept the audience off its feet…a brilliant night’s entertainment.’ One Giant Leap
“It is not everyday you attend the theatre and witness little children, young adults, middle aged people and pensioners all gripped by the same production; yet such is the appeal of The Wind Road Boys”. Lizzie Anderson, The Northern Echo