Oh What a Lovely War

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5 Stars

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5 Stars

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A timeless, satirical First World War musical

Roll up, Roll up! And take your seat for the ever-popular ‘War Game’!

A hilarious, heart-breaking snapshot of life for those caught in the crossfire of conflict, Oh What A Lovely War brings to life the folly, farce and tragedy of the First World War.

Wildly satirical, visually stunning and deeply moving, it’s the musical that revolutionised modern theatre, brimming with timeless songs, razor-sharp satire and high jinks.

Now, more than ever, it holds a mirror up to the world and speaks to us all.

Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park Arts Centre presents the 60th anniversary tour of Oh What A Lovely War.

Joan Littlewood's Musical Entertainment. By Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton.
Gerry Raffles and members of the Original Cast.


  • 5 Stars

    A triumph
    London Theatre 1
  • 5 Stars

    Spoiler alert. It's brilliant
    A Youngish Perspective
  • 0 Stars

    One of the most innovative, audacious companies working in contemporary English theatre.
    The Stage
  • 0 Stars

    Fast, energetic and immaculately choreographed. Joan Littlewood would have been delighted by this production... A remarkable evening.
    Hexham Courant