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It's Dark Down There

Songs, stories, anger and resignation as Trimdon Grange colliery in County Durham faces closure in 1968

Documentary 1968 53 mins Silent


Elegiac, angry and resigned - there are many shades of feeling in this captivating television documentary on the imminent closure of Trimdon Grange colliery in County Durham. It captures the poetry of the everyday - thanks to the beautiful camerawork of Norman Langley and the subtle direction of Alex Valentine.