"Inspired by the accounts of miners who lived through the 1984 Miners’ Strike, Undermined takes you on a rollercoaster of emotions in a year of political turmoil

Meet young miner Dale, his best mate Billy, cheery Tony and the comic relief Jonny.


Fuelled by energetic and engaging storytelling, audiences are invited into the action and taken on the journey that Dale and his friends experienced in this divisive year. Whether you lived through the 80’s or not the piece delivers a powerful and compelling narrative that anyone can relate to.


2024 will be the 40th anniversary of the strike. Undermined will have you laughing, crying and shaking with anger."

Reserved seating is in place.
Seats B5 & B7 are wheelchair accessible, if you require these seats please add 'access member' (here) to your account and you will have access to these. Please let us know of any access requirements you may have, including whether you would like the seat removed.
Both rows A & B are level access.
If you have any specific access requirements (for example wheelchair access) please leave details in the comment box when placing your order or email our team at info@barbicantheatre.co.uk and they will arrange this for you.
Venue Info 
Barbican Theatre
Castle Street
The Barbican
Situated behind the Mayflower Visitor Centre just off the main Barbican road (opposite the 'Prawn' and Mayflower Steps)
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Help you out  

A ticket price at a reduced rate that helps you out to ensure that those struggling financially or feel pressures of the cost of living can access high-quality performances in our venue

Help us out  

This slightly higher-priced ticket not only grants you admission but also provides additional support to the Barbican Theatre- a small regional venue, enabling us to continue our impressive youth, community and emerging careers work across the city

Tickets are issued as e-tickets which will be sent to the email address registered when you place your order.

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Safe to be who you are, regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, age, gender, identity, or sexual orientation.
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Tickets are currently only available for collection from 1 hour before performances begin. They are not currently available for collection from the Box Office at any other times and postage is no longer available. Barbican Theatre recommends e-tickets which can be presented at the theatre on the date of your performance using a smart mobile device (or if you prefer can be printed out) E-tickets are more covid safe and are also much greener due to not being needed to be printed or posted.

Friday 18th Oct 2024