May 2013 – Oh What a Lovely War

Play Name
Oh What a Lovely War
Joan Littlewood
Performance Start Date
Wednesday, 1 May, 2013
Performance End Date
Saturday, 4 May, 2013
Harrogate Theatre
Chris Rawson
  • Chris Cowling, Gill McVey , Stuart Newsome, Stuart Kellett, Judith Simpson, Susan Bravender, Paul Dunstan, Catherine Bonello, Lesley Wheal , Kate Antram, Chris Keenan, Sheila McIntosh, Ian Hagues, Richard Naylor, John Wilford, John Glyn Jones, Joash Parker , John Colston, Sue Rawson, Jenny Antram.

The play is a truly original portrait of the First World War which changed the world for ever. Oh What a Lovely War is a satirical musical which highlights the ironies and tragedies of the First World War in stories and songs. Twelve musicians, dancers, singers and clowns tell the entire story of the war and sing all the songs. The play includes a collection of irreverent and poignant songs such as‘Pack Up Your Troubles’, ‘Keep The Home Fires Burning’ and ‘It’s A Long Way To Tipperary’