Brassed Off was a successful comedy/drama film starring Peter Postlethwaite and Ewan McGregor.

Adapted for the stage and incorporating a full brass band, we present The Australasian Premiere (Professional or Amateur) of the stage play. The story of the coal-mine closures and the family struggles, against the major issue …. can the Grimley Brass Band make the finals at the Albert Hall?  Featuring the Tuggerah Lakes Brass Band and local actors, this WILL be a great night out - and will send you home with a tear in your eye and a smile on your face 

Audition date:

Saturday 4th August at 1pm in the Green Room, Wyong Grove

Thursday 9th August at 7.00pm in the Green Room, Wyong Grove


By appointment. Please email 

or call 0414 909924


  • Danny: ex-miner, veteran conductor of Grimley Band
  • Phil: Danny’s son, miner and trombone player, about 35
  • Sandra: Phil’s wife
  • Jim: somewhat older miner and euphonium player
  • Vera: Jim’s wife
  • Harry: Jim’s inseparable companion in the pit and band: a tuba player
  • Rita: Harry’s wife
  • Andy: a miner and a tenor horn player in his 20s
  • Gloria: newly returned to Grimley, an excellent flugelhorn player in her 20s
  • Shane: son of Phil and Sandra, aged 8 in 1994 but now older
  • Craig and Melody: Shane’s younger brother and sister (non-speaking roles)
  • Bailiffs, nurses, miners etc. played by members of the company.