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Oh What A Lovely War

Closed 11 Nov 2018

Kenneth More Theatre

A riot of music and colour, deeply moving and features some of the greatest songs from the First World War.
Oh What A Lovely War at Kenneth More Theatre

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Show details


KMT Productions are proud to stage this legendary musical at the KMT to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

Originally produced by Joan Littlewood at the Theatre Royal Stratford East, Oh What A Lovely War is a satirical masterpiece which was made into a classic film in 1969, starring amongst others Maggie Smith, John Gielgud, John Mills and our very own Kenneth More.

This highly acclaimed musical is a riot of music and colour, deeply moving and features some of the greatest songs from the First World War.

So pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and book now for this musical tribute to the men and women who saved our nation over 100 years ago.

Featuring the war time classic songs It's a Long Way to Tipperary, Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag,, And When They Ask Us, Keep The Home Fires Burning and many more.

Background, advisory warnings

Age suitability: Not available

This production is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.

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Postal address:
Oakfield Road
Ilford IG1 1BT

Box office tel: 020 8553 4466

Box office email: Send Mail

Location map for Kenneth More Theatre


Previews from:Thursday 8 November 2018

Closes:Sunday 11 November 2018

Performance days & times


Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Saturday - 3-00pm

Sunday - 3-00pm

Running time: To be confirmed





Author: Joan Littlewood
Production: Kenneth More Theatre

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