The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff

Teesside folk trio The Young’uns perform a new, theatrical version of The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff.

The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff

About The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff

Featuring songs from the original album alongside new material and stunning animation, Teesside folk trio The Young’uns perform a new, theatrical version of The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff.

This is the true story of one man’s journey from poverty and unemployment in Stockton on Tees, through the Hunger Marches of the 1930s, the mass trespass movement and the Battle of Cable Street, to fighting fascism in the Spanish Civil War.

Directed by Lorne Campbell, Northern Stage presents a musical celebration of northern working-class activism.

This show is taking part in our £1 Tickets project.

Age 12+

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