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A title treatment of Oh! What A Lovely War. The letters are mounted as outside a cinema, with the word 'War' in illuminated bulbs. They are mounted on a pair of shelled out trees, against a backdrop of no-man's land, with a pair of graves with simple wooden crosses in the foreground.
Blackeyed Theatre presents

Oh What A Lovely War

Wildly satirical, visually stunning and deeply moving, Oh! What a Lovely War is a theatrical experience like no other; a fusion of live music, movement, songs and sketches bringing to life the folly, farce and tragedy of the First World War.

Date & Time
The Coro

Standard/Access: £25
Student/Under 18: £20
Unwaged (recipients of means-tested government benefits): £7

Ticket prices inclusive of booking fee and restoration levy

Coro Members save 10%
Coro Members don’t pay booking fees

Discounts available for school groups – please contact the box office for more information.

Additional details

Members on-sale: Tue 1 Aug 10am
Public on-sale: Thu 3 Aug 10am

Age guidance: 11+

Doors open at 6:45pm

There is a 20-minute interval

By booking you agree to our Conditions of Sale and Entry including our refund policy.

More than a century on from the Armistice, Joan Littlewood’s musical entertainment Oh! What A Lovely War remains a classic of the modern theatre and a powerful reminder of the atrocities of a war that cost twenty million lives.

A journey from joy to despair and back again, it’s a deliciously satirical attack on the military incompetence and inconceivable disregard for human life the First World War has come to represent and a chilling reminder of man’s inhumanity to man. Now, more than ever, it holds a mirror up to the world and speaks to us all.

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  • 7.30pm - 9.50pm

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