Following a sellout success at Edinburgh Fringe in 2017, Long Lane Theatre Company are pleased to announce their UK Autumn tour of The Giant Killers, a true story of class, sport and the survival of the underdog. The re-cast and reimagined production kicks off at The Heron Theatre, Cumbria, October 12, 7.30pm an then heads to London for a week at Upstairs at The Gatehouse  from October 30-November 4.
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Football was not always a game for the masses. In the 1800’s the first players to compete for the FA Cup were lords, knights and peers, in essence, a game for the wealthy and privileged. The pivotal moment happened when a group of mill workers from Darwen in Lancashire joined two talented Glaswegians to change football. The play tells the untold, true story of the Darwen vs The Old Etonians FA Cup tie. A story of a town that finds its voice and a team that change the beautiful game forever. They are, The Giant Killers, brought to stage to uplift and inspire.
To win a pair of tickets to see The Giant Killers at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, go to thestage.co.uk/competitions  and enter your details and put GIANT in the code box. Entries close at midnight on October 24.
Terms and conditions: Subject to availability and valid on Tuesday-Thursday performances only. Travel not included. Non transferable. No cash alternative. By entering the competition you agree to your contact details being passed securely to a third party who will only use them for the purpose of this competition and to your name being published in The Stage newspaper.