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Alf Ramsey Knew My Grandfather

Tue 11 May - Sat 15 May

Prices: £8.50 - £27.00

an hilarious slice of north east history

From the writers of Dirty Dusting and Waiting for Gateaux, Ed Waugh & Trevor Wood

Starring James Gaddas

In 1909, a small unknown football team from West Auckland in County Durham made history by winning the first ever World Cup...

Now, in the run up to the multi-million pound global sensation that is the 2010 World Cup, the heart-warming story of a team of fearless miners from the North East who competed against the top teams from Germany, Switzerland and Italy and won, is retold by the Tyneside-based writers of Dirty Dusting and Wating For Gateaux. The play, which was commissioned by Durham Gala Theatre to mark the centenary of the 1909 achievement, premiered at the Gala in April (2009) and was a huge success.

Alf Price Block

Running time: tbc

Please note that all ticket prices include a contribution to our heritage fund.

“...a glorious two hours of comedic genius. If there is any justice it will soon be playing to packed auditoriums up and down the countryThe Evening Chronicle