Valley of Song archiveSet in a world of optimism on the eve of the Great War, Valley of Song is a homage to Wales - Novello's homeland - and a touching farewell to the music of his youth. The Welsh Valleys, 1913. Nan Brewster is the largest landowner in the valley and supports the local valley choir, run by choirmaster David. David's love for Lily, his leading soprano, creates beautiful music for the choir. But when Lily is given an opportunity to sing in Venice, she jumps at the chance, and into the arms of Ricardo, a wealthy count set on making her an international star. But, by opening night, it becomes clear that Ricardo's intentions are not entirely honourable... As Europe is plunged into the First World War, how much is David willing to sacrifice for the woman he loves? The Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series returns with the professional world premiere of Ivor Novello's very last musical, Valley of Song.


Laura Allen, Katie Arundell, Amelia Clay, Lee van Geleen, Linford Hydes, Matthew Lloyd Davies, Richard Mark, Amira Matthews, Jill Nalder, Ross McNeill, Harrison Rose, Philippa Tozer, Katy Treharne, Carla Turner, Sandy Walsh


Music: Ivor Novello
Lyrics: Christopher Hassall
Book by: Phil Park
Company: Tarquin Productions (in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre)
Director: Benji Sperring
Design: Jacob Hughes
Choreographer: Sally Brooks
Lighting: Nic Farman
Musical Director: Adam Morris

Valley of Song

Valley of Song (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T1365323488. Details of all Valley of Song archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0978273093

Archive Listings

5 Jan 14
21 Jan 14
Inner London, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive


CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

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