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FROM THE BARN THEATRE ARCHIVE

Oh What a Lovely War

By Joan Littlewood's Musical Entertainment
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By Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton, Gerry Raffles and Members of the Original Cast
Directed by Jack Wood
Musical Direction Mary Anstey
Choreography Sharon Jolly
22nd February – 1st March 2008 at 8:00 pm

This award-winning musical play is a theatrical chronicle of the First World War told through the songs and documents of the period.

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
Jack Wood
Musical Direction
Mary Anstey
Choreography
Sharon Jolly

CAST

Thirteen characters, and singing When Belgium Put the Kybosh on the Kaiser
Ten characters, including the MC and the Drill Sergeant, and singing Goodbye-ee
Eighteen characters, dancing with Daisy and singing Roses of Picardy
Fourteen characters, singing When this Lousy War is Over and Christmas Day in the Cookhouse
Sixteen characters, singing I Don’t Want to be a Soldier with Jack
Seventeen characters, dancing with Nigel and singing Hitchy-Koo
Seventeen characters, singing I Don’t Want to be a Soldier with Christopher
Two characters, singing Heilige Nacht with Will
Six characters in Part One, and in Part Two Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig
Fourteen characters, dancing as Charlie Chaplin and singing Sister Susie
Seventeen characters, dancing with Daisy and singing There’s a Long Long Trail
Fourteen characters, singing Roses of Picardy with Andrew and Keep the Home Fires Burning
Fourteen characters, singing Le Chanson de Craonne (Adieu la Vie)
Seventeen characters, playing the mouth-organ and singing I Wore a Tunic
Twelve characters, including Mrs Pankhurst, and singing I’ll Make a Man of You
Sixteen characters, singing Heilige Nacht with James

CREATIVE TEAM

Stage Manager
Lighting Design
Lighting Operator
Set Design
Sound Operator
Set Design
Deputy Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager
Follow Spot
Set Construction
Production Secretary

BAND

Clarinet
Percussion
Keyboard

DON'T FORGET, COMING UP AT THE BARN SOON

Opening 28th May
By John Finnemore

 

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Statement

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