July 7, 2014 17:05:39
Posted By Robert. Stephenson
by Janet Plater
Directed by Robert Webb
Starring CHRIS CONNEL as ‘George Stephenson’
15th – 19th July in KILLINGWORTH
The extraordinary story of an ordinary man from Tyneside who changed the world.
A community play celebrating the bicentenary of George Stephenson’s first locomotive ‘Blücher’ in Killingworth. Debuting children from George Stephenson School and volunteers from the local community, this world-premiere play stars CHRIS CONNEL (‘The Pitmen Painters’, Broadway, Live Theatre, National Theatre, ‘George Gently’, ‘Goal’ and ‘Emmerdale’). Also featuring CATHERINE DRYDEN (‘The Pitmen Painters’), ZOE HAKIN and the BACKWORTH COLLIERY BRASS BAND.
Categories: engineer, locomotive, robert stephenson and co, stephenson, presentation, northumberland, railway, rocket