John Godber brings mining play Shafted! to Durham

Miners will take centre stage as BAFTA Award-winning playwright John Godber brings his latest play to Durham's Gala Theatre.

Tuesday, 9th February 2016, 9:50 am
Updated Wednesday, 10th February 2016, 12:20 pm
John Godber and Jane Thornton in Shafted.

Shafted! follows the lives of former pitman Harry and his wife Dot – played by Godber and his wife Jane Thornton - in the 30 years after the strikes of 1984, as the pair struggle to settle into new jobs and to rebuild their community.

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Fresh from its premiere at the Theatre Royal Wakefield, the comedy arrives in Durham on Monday nd Tuesday ,February 15 and 16.

The show will be performed at 7.30pm each night.

For more information, or to book tickets - £15 or £13 for concessions - call the Gala box office on 03000 266 600, visit the theatre in person or book online at