A struggle against the odds to make your dreams come true

Finding your true talent is never easy and in Billy Elliot through grit and determination, a young boy changes himself and his community through his passion for dance

Set in a northern mining town, against the background of the 1984/’85 miners’ strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle against the odds to make his dreams come true. The story follows Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever