The Pitmen Poets
Featuring Bob Fox, Benny Graham, Jez Lowe and Billy Mitchell
From Billy Elliot to Close The Coalhouse Door, When The Boat Comes In to The Pitmen Painters. Now hear the songs and stories of The Pitmen Poets.
Ex-Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse songman Bob Fox, leading exponent of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and much-covered Durham songwriter Jez Lowe individually and collectively celebrating the triumphs, tragedy, humour and hard times of North-East England’s coal mining tradition in an evening of music, song and spoken word.