The Essential Classics Season 2020


Wednesday 11 December 2019


Off-West End - Seasons

The Phil Willmott Company returns to The Union Theatre with The Essential Classics Season 2020: V.E. Day, 75 Years On - from January 4 to April 4 2020.
THE ESSENTIAL CLASSICS SEASON 2020: V.E. DAY, 75 YEARS ON at the Union Theatre

Image courtesy Union Theatre


Lionel Bart's Musical Blitz!, Noël Coward's Peace In Our Time, and a World War II Tom Brown's School Days form the programme for this year's Essential Classics Season from the Phil Willmott Company.


For its fourth year at the Union Theatre, the company's hugely popular Essential Classics Season celebrates the 75th anniversary of V.E. Day with 3 productions exploring the British in W.W.2 ...


TOM BROWN'S SCHOOLDAYS

By Thomas Hughes


Phil Willmott's new musical adaptation, for all ages, sets the timeless classic of public school life amongst a generation who will go on to fight in the Battle of Britain.


January 4th - February 1st

Tuesdays - Saturdays 7.30pm

Matinees 2.30pm Saturday and Sunday from January 11th


Cast and Crew TBA


BLITZ!

Music and lyrics by Lionel Bart

Book by Lionel Bart & Joan Maitland


Britain and Germany are at war but on the streets of London so are  the Jewish Blitztein family and the cockney Lockes.


When their children fall in love a poignant, funny and unforgettable wartime romance unfolds amidst the air raids.


From the writer of OLIVER!


Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) Limited on behalf of Josef Weinberger Limited.


February 5th - March 7th

Tuesdays - Saturdays 7.30pm

Matinees 2.30pm Saturday and Sunday from February 15th


Cast and Crew TBA


PEACE IN OUR TIME

by Noël Coward


Defeated in war, can we ever survive the peace?


A rare chance to see the forgotten drama of 1940's Britain under Nazi occupation, in the UK's first ever revival.


March 11th - April 4th

Tuesdays - Saturdays 7.30pm

Matinees 2.30pm Saturday and Sunday from March 21st


Cast and Crew TBA


Venue


Union Theatre

Old Union Arches

229 Union Street

London SE1 0LR


Dates


TOM BROWN'S SCHOOLDAYS - January 4 to February 4 2020

BLITZ! - February 5 to March 7 2020

PEACE IN OUR TIME - March 11 to April 4 2020


Tickets


Prices: £15 to £22


Season Ticket Offer:

See Tom Brown's School Days, Blitz and Peace in Our Time for just £50. Bookable in Advance until February 1 2020.


Box office: 020 7261 9876


Links

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