Women Writers of the Mining Community (3)

Today’s blog is about a play that was written by local writer, Beth Steel. The play is summed up by writers and directors in an interview with Hampstead Theatre. (Watch Here)

The trailer for the play can be watched here. WONDERLAND TRAILER 

Wonderland was written partly out of a desire to recreate the world of the miner before the Strike. Her characters are fictional, but do of course draw on people remembered from childhood. (source)

Review: Beth Steel's Wonderland. Nottingham Playhouse. | East Midlands Theatre.

Wonderland (the play) premiered in 2014 at Hampstead Theatre in London. It is also a book, set in The Midlands – 1984.

What are some of your favourite stage plays or screen plays, centred around Mining? Whether local or national. 

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