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Oh What a Lovely War

Oh What a Lovely War

by Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton, Gerry Raffles and Members of the Original Cast. Title suggested by Ted Allen. Military Adviser Raymond Fletcher

Tuesday 31 March - Saturday 4 April 2015

  • Presented at Belgrade Main stage
  • Tickets: £17.75 - £30.75 Concessions £12.75 - £30.75

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Joan Littlewood’s legendary musical has been revived to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War One.

Originally produced by Joan Littlewood at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, Oh What A Lovely War is a satirical masterpiece which was made into a classic film in 1969, starring amongst others Maggie Smith, John Gielgud and John Mills.

This highly acclaimed revival directed by the multi award-winning Terry Johnson is a riot of music and colour, deeply moving and features some of the greatest songs from the First World War.

So pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and book now for this musical tribute to the men and women who saved our nation over 100 years ago.

Starring Wendi Peters, best-known for her role as Cilla Battersby in Coronation Street, alongside Ian Reddington (EastEnders, Coronation Street) and Christopher Villiers (Emmerdale).

PLEASE NOTE: Due to unforeseen technical problems Monday’s performance has had to be cancelled. Box Office has contacted bookers to rearrange tickets. Please get in touch if you have not heard from us. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Mon 30 Mar 7:45pm Cancelled
Tue 31 Mar 7:45pm
Wed 1 Apr 2:30pm
Wed 1 Apr 7:45pm
Thu 2 Apr 7:45pm
Sat 4 Apr 2:30pm Audio Described
Sat 4 Apr 7:45pm Captioned Performance

“Johnson’s production has heart and soul and rightly restores a classic for a new generation”

The Guardian

“This is a show that cries out to be seen as we mark the 100th anniversary of that terrible war.”

The Telegraph

“Superbly stage revival.”

Daily Telegraph

“This is a show with ten million heroes.”

The Scotsman

Access Performances:

Captioned Performance: Sat 4 Apr, 7.45pm
Audio Described Performance: Sat 4 Apr, 2.30pm

Oh What A Lovely War: Tweets from the Rehearsal Room

Posted by anon on 5th February 2015

The latest news from the Oh What A Lovely War rehearsals on Twitter. Read more

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