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Heads Up Festival - October 2016

LUNG’s The 56 was developed with The Lowry and The Civic, Barnsley<br />
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Written by Matt Woodhead and Gemma Wilson<br />
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“Nobody dies at football matches in fires. It doesn’t happen.”<br />
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At 3.40pm on May 11th 1985, a small fire broke out in the main stand at Bradford City’s Valley Parade football ground during the last game of the season. Within four minutes, the wooden structure was ablaze.<br />
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Adapted solely from over sixty real-life testimonies, this bold and pertinent piece of documentary theatre pays homage to the supporters who lost their lives in one of the darkest days in British footballing history.
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LUNG’s The 56 was developed with The Lowry and The Civic, Barnsley

Written by Matt Woodhead and Gemma Wilson

“Nobody dies at football matches in fires. It doesn’t happen.”

At 3.40pm on May 11th 1985, a small fire broke out in the main stand at Bradford City’s Valley Parade football ground during the last game of the season. Within four minutes, the wooden structure was ablaze.

Adapted solely from over...
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