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Oh What A Lovely War

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by Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton, Gerry Raffles and Members of the Original Cast.

Joan Littlewood's Musical Entertainment.

Title suggested by Ted Allen.

Evening performances at 7.30pm, plus a matinee at 2.30pm on Saturday 25 June. (Approximate finishing time is 10.00pm for evening performances, 5.00pm for the matinee.)

In 1914, when the Army came to town they wanted just one thing - YOU! By 1918, young recruits in their millions had left their homes and families, never to return.

Sixty years later a band of travelling actors and musicians retell their story. Featuring wartime songs such as Goodbye-ee, Keep the Home Fires Burning and Pack Up Your Troubles, this production will delight and inform new and old audiences alike.

So pack up your troubles and take your seats for an exhilarating expose of an unforgettable moment in history.

Directed by David Underwood.

The Cast

Ali Cass
Paul Davies
Brian Gilbert
Stuart Guy
Sophie Lincoln
Sarah Mather
Clare Morris
Tom Penny
Tim Rogers
Huw Sayer
Lisa Solari
Jordan Tinniswood

The Crew

Musical Director: David Pritchard
Choreography: Rob Stevens
Dance Captain: Clare Morris
Stage Manager: Frank Hulmes
DSM: Mary Braid
Set Design: David Underwood and Cheryl Willday
Lighting Design: Andy Simmonds
Sound Design and Projection: Rick Armitage
Wardrobe: Lucy Edwards
Properties: Truda Dendy
Set Art Work: Cheryl Willday and Huw Sayer.
Military Adviser: Steve Edwards

The Band

David Pritchard: Keyboard
Steve Lloyd: Percussion
Josh Smith: Baritone Saxophone/Clarinet
Carol Stokes: Trumpet

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