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Oh What a Lovely War

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Comic expose of the savage futility of war in general and the First World War in particular.' Your Country Needs You' - The rallying call for a generation to do their patriotic duty and fight for king and country. A slogan which resonates with bitter futility for doomed youth who fought and died in the Great War, which claimed 10 million lives and left twice that number wounded and maimed. Oh What a Lovely War tells the story of this defining event of the 20th century through songs, sketches and period newsreel. A rousing musical, presented as a music hall revue, this highly charged satire on war and its horror is, in turns, brilliantly comic and deeply moving.
Author Joan Littlewood


Archive :: production:T1920545030, musical:S1627, venue:V452

Performance

VenueStahl Theatre
TownOundle
CountyNorthamptonshire
From7th November 2023
To8th November 2023
When19:45
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Company

Company Blackeyed Theatre
Director Nicky Allpress
Musical Director Ellie Verkerk
Director Adam Haigh (movement direction)
Design Victoria Spearing
Costume Naomi Gibbs
Lighting Alan Valentine
Music Tom Neill (orchestrations)
Performer Christopher Arkeston
Performer Tom Crabtree
Performer Harry Curley
Performer Alice E Mayer
Performer Chioma Uma
Performer Euan Wilson
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