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Oh What a Lovely War By Theatre Workshop

Oh What a Lovely War
by Theatre Workshop

Reissue of a classic Methuen Modern Play in a newly restored version with a new Introduction by Joan Littlewood
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Oh What a Lovely War Summary


Oh What a Lovely War by Theatre Workshop

Oh What a Lovely War is a theatrical chronicle of the First World War, told through the songs and documents of the period. First performed by Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London in 1963, it received the acclaim of London audiences and critics. It won the Grand Prix of the Theatre des Nations festival in Paris that year and has gone on to become a classic of the modern theatre. In 1969 a film version was made which extended the play's popular success. The play is now on the standard reading list of schools and universities around the UK and was revived by the Royal National Theatre in 1998. This new version of the play, as edited by Joan Littlewood, returns the script to its original version. Includes a new photo section of the original production, and an Afterword by Victor Spinetti.

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Oh What a Lovely War Reviews


"Joan Littlewood--one of our truly great theatre visionaries and an unsung hero." --British Theatre Guide

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GOR001232852
Oh What a Lovely War by Theatre Workshop
Theatre Workshop
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
1967-03-01
112
0413302105
9780413302106
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