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Oh, what a lovely war

Theatre Workshop (London, England)

Oh, what a lovely war

by Theatre Workshop (London, England)

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [93]-94.

Statementby Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton and the members of the original cast. Military adviser: Raymond Fletcher.
ContributionsChilton, Charles.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6053.H5 O32
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5526708M
LC Control Number67000436
OCLC/WorldCa3045317

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In its emphasis on the perspective of ordinary soldiers and its use of crinolines and clown costumes, Oh What a Lovely War departed from previous portrayals of the First World War. Michael Billington examines the ideas and sources that shaped the play, and discusses the . Director Joan Littlewood and her Theatre Workshop company present an collection of songs from the World War I era to reflect ironically on the dehumanization of all war. Oh What a Lovely War News.


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