Tag : WWI

TV | Crimson Field – WWI period drama at its best

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In recent years, Sunday evenings have become renowned as prime television real-estate for period dramas, with shows such as Downton Abbey and Call the Midwife providing the perfect end to the weekend in a wave of nostalgia and cups of tea. Over the past few weeks, however, the British public … Read More

Theatre Simulcast | War Horse – A truly landmark production

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Image: National Theatre One hundred years on from the start of the Great War provides the perfect time for the National Theatre to bring their ground breaking show War Horse, adapted from the wonderful book by Michael Morpurgo, to cinema screens as part of their NT Live programme. Since its … Read More

Music Theatre Society | Oh! What a Lovely War – an exceptional production

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photo: LUU Music Theatre Society The dramatic, haunting opening of the Music Theatre Society’s version of Oh! What a Lovely War is not representative of the rest of the musical’s lively tone but it does reflect the effective staging and production to be enjoyed throughout. The scene is quick to … Read More