Oh, What a Lovely War (1979)

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Poster by Poster Designer

by Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton and the original cast

Directed by Jill Clark

Performances: Sat 7th – Sat 14th July 1979, Main Stage


Introduction

Text about the play

Cast

Crew

Reviews

'"OH, WHAT A LOVELY WAR" at the South London Theatre Centre attracted packed houses. The way people survive in times of war and the gaiety they create in tragic circumstances came over vividly in Jill Clark's production. Mrs Clark also designed the sets. There was abundant enthusiasm, some excellent performances and overall the show bore favourable comparison with Joan Littlewood's original of 16 years ago. The musical director, Donald Halliday, skilfully co-ordinated matters and the immortal songs touched the hearts of the elderly members of the audience. The cast was to be congratulated for tackling several parts in the course of the evening. It was, in alphabetical order, John Adams, Bozena Borzyskowska, Maddy Cordwell, John Harris, Alan Johnston, Sally Lill, Matthew Lyne, Ann Mattey, Adrian McLoughlin, Bruce Murray, Dennis Packham, John Rogers, Mikael Rust, Wally Ross-Gower, Harry Sanders, Richard Thomas, Philip Tong and Annette Wiseman.

J.M.E. (Croydon Advertiser}

Gallery

Reminiscences and Anecdotes

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See Also

Oh What a Lovely War (2012)

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