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The Pitmen Painters Theatre Tickets

Showing at Duchess Theatre, London

The Pitmen Painters

We do not curently have theatre tickets available for The Pitmen Painters This could be because we have simply sold out or it could be that this show is no longer running. The information on this page remains purely for historical and informational purposes.

In 1934, a group of Ashington miners hired a professor to teach an art appreciation evening class. Rapidly abandoning theory in favour of practice, the pitmen began to paint. Within a few years the most avant-garde artists became their friends and their work was acquired by prestigious collections; but every day they? worked, as before, down the mine.

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