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Oh What A Lovely War The Musical

The critically acclaimed first world war musical – direct from London Oh What A Lovely War!

Featuring Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Rutherford and Son, White Christmas) and Ian Reddington (Eastenders and Coronation Street).

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

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Oh What A Lovely War The Musical

Oh What A Lovely War The Musical Overview

The critically acclaimed first world war musical – direct from London Oh What A Lovely War!

Featuring Wendi Peters (Coronation Street, Rutherford and Son, White Christmas) and Ian Reddington (Eastenders and Coronation Street).

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 including It's a Long Way to Tipperary, Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag, Goodbye...ee, And When They Ask Us, Keep the Home Fires Burning and many more.

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.

‘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

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Daily Telegraph/The Times/The Guardian/Financial Times

‘Superbly staged revival’
Daily Telegraph

‘This is a show with ten million heroes’
The Scotsman

Joan Littlewood’s Musical Entertainment 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

Age Recommendation 12+

 

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