The Pitmen Poets
7:30PM, Sunday, October 16, 2022
Venue: Darlington Hippodrome
THE PITMEN POETS RIDE AGAIN After their hugely successful Farewell Tour of 2019, the public demand for another tour has persuaded the Pitmen Poets to ride again... In October 2022 they will embark on their final, never to be repeated, Farewell Tour of 2022. FROM BILLY ELLIOT TO AUF WIEDERSEHEN PET FROM WHEN THE BOAT COMES IN TO THE LIKELY LADS NOW BE ENTRALLED AND ENTERTAINED BY THE PITMEN POETS A NIGHT OF SONGS AND STORIES LACED WITH NORTH EAST HUMOUR AND HUMANITY Ex-Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse Songman, renowned singer and instrumentalist Bob Fox, leading exponent of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and Award winning Durham songwriter Jez Lowe individually and collectively celebrating the triumphs, tragedy, and humour of the North East's coal mining heritage, in an evening of great music. "Whoever's idea it was to bring these four together for a show should be awarded a gold medal for services to music." "SHEER UTTER BRILLIANCE...A STUNNING STORY OF TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY"