May 2001 – Brassed Off

Brassed Off Adapted for the stage by Paul Allen based on the screenplay by Mark Herman.

Radyr Drama Society’s May 2001 production was Brassed Off a stage play based on the film of the same name. Set in a Yorkshire mining village, it relates a moving, but at times funny, story with two strands – the imminent closure of the colliery and the progress of the colliery band to the National Championships.

The Play, featuring the Tongwynlais Temperance Silver Band, was performed at Morganstown Village Hall from 23rd to 26th May 2001.

CAST in order of appearance:

Shane Adam Skilton

Phil Matthew Lugg

Vera Pauline Watson

Rita Zoe Pearce

Gloria Eve Patterson

Danny Roger Page

Harry Brian Willis

Jim Graham Pearce

Andy Jason Bevan

Sandra Helen Windsor

Nurses Sheila Denison and June Bowen-Jones

Grimley Colliery Band Tongwynlais Temperance Silver Band

Band Members:

Jason Bevan – Horn, Duncan Broadley – Cornet,

Gareth Davies – Soprano Cornet, Andrew Eilbeck – Cornet,

Katie Elias – Tuba, Sarah Hammond – Cornet,

Richard Killen – Baritone, Gareth Nixon – Euphonium,

Eve Patterson – Flugelhom, David Richards – Percussion,

Caroline Thomas – Horn, Byron Tucker – Cornet,

Alan Ward – Trombone.

Co-Directors Howard Eilbeck & Brenda Williams