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Directed by Tom Bellerby and Rupert Creed.

Balcony seats with limited accessibility are available for all performances but cannot be booked online. Please contact Hull Truck Theatre Box Office for availability.

Britain’s baby boomers – the original protest generation. They burned their bras, banned the bomb and gave peace a chance. Generation Z – branded as more into selfies and statuses than saving the world.

And it’s the guys in the middle who make all the decisions.

Taking their audience on a journey through first acts of youthful rebellion to bringing the fight to the powers that be, via an honest conversation about one generations legacy and another’s hopes and dreams, Hull Truck Theatre’s over 55’s acting group, Act III, and the 16+ Youth Theatre think it’s time they got their say.

In a not so secret location, The Guildhall, in the city that defied the King to kick start the English Civil War, Defiance will see two generations fed up of being ignored take control as they explore what it really means to be defiant in 2017.

Recommended age: 14+

Important ticket info

Tickets must be collected from the Hull Truck Theatre Box Office, no later than 24hrs before the performance. Any tickets uncollected, after this time, should be collected from The Guildhall upon arrival for the show.


Alfred Gelder Street
01482 300 300


If you have purchased a ticket for an event/activity at this venue through hull2017.co.uk, please do not contact the venue direct with enquiries for that purchase as they will be unable to help.

Venue Access

  • Accessible Toilets
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Blue-Badge Parking
  • Changing Places Toilet
  • Hearing Loop
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 8.30am-5pm
Tuesday 8.30am-5pm
Wednesday 8.30am-5pm
Thursday 8.30am-5pm
Friday 8.30am-4pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed