Volcano Theatre


Monday 17th August 2015 – Friday 18th August 2015 – 8pm
Saturday 22nd August 2015 – 2pm
Monday 24th August – Friday 28th August 2015 – 8pm

Please Note: This performance meets at the Drill Hall, and audience will be collected for a short walk to the venue.

Black Stuff is a promenade show about lives and imaginations shaped by coal mining. Immerse yourself in a subterranean adventure in a building transformed by coal, fire, sweat and machinery. Overload your senses with the noise and suffocation of lives lived underground and with dreams of the blue sky beyond.

Surreal, funny and spectacular: Black Stuff is an unsentimental exploration of life, art,coal and politics fromWales’s most consistently inventive performance company. With the demise of our heavy industries and with a bitter taste still lingeringin the mouth thirty years after the miners’ strike, we are not content just to be brassed off or to dance our cares away. Contemporary Wales has enough poetry and pity to last. Black Stuff finds different ways of describing our memories and our futures.

Uneven walking surfaces.


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Forest Fringe Box Office: forestfringe.co.uk
Web: volcanotheatre.co.uk
Twitter: @VolcanoUK
Facebook: facebook.com/volcanotheatrewales


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