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The Pitman's Poet


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' Me Dad's Muse was a mug of beer. He was of all men the wittiest. 1 Durham miners will march their banners through the streets of Durham City on Saturday in celebration of their proud mining tradition.
•i-his will be the 100th Durham Miners' Gala.
Alun Armstrong looks at life in the colliery village of a century ago through the words and song of Tommy Armstrong - The pitman'spoet'.
George House reads the diary, with the voices of BILLY FANE. ERIC NICHOLSON and PEGGIE GOSSCHALK Producer LESLIE LOWES BBC Scotland
(Alun Armstrong is a member of the RSC1


Unknown: Alun Armstrong
Unknown: Tommy Armstrong
Songs By: Tom Gilfellon
Unknown: Billy Fane.
Unknown: Eric Nicholson
Producer: Leslie Lowes
Unknown: Alun Armstrong

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