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“The 1940'S 'BLITZ' VARIETY SHOW”
Celebrate St Georges day (England's National Day)
“The 1940'S 'BLITZ' VARIETY SHOW“ Songs-Comedy & Impressions of Stars of the era.
Authentic recordings of Chamberlain & Churchill plus special sound effects.
The Scottish celebrate St Andrew's Day, the Irish St Patrick's Day, the Welsh St David's Day, the Americans celebrate Independence Day, however the English rarely celebrate their own national day.
Now is the chance for you to take pride in your nationality and celebrate England's National day.
Songs, comedy & impressions of stars of the era. Authentic recordings of Chamberlain & Churchill plus special sound effects. A costumed show re-creates some of the sights and sounds of the 1940's including;
the announcement of war, air raids, Churchill speeches. Listen to some of the nostalgic patriotic songs "Land of Hope & Glory", "There'll Always Be an England." A little comedy, songs & impressions of some of the stars including
Gracie Fields, Vera Lynne,
George Formby, Flanagan & Allen,
Ann Zeigler & Webster Booth.
The show is around 2 hours long. It is a feast of top quality entertainment performed by top professional acts from stage and TV.
Come and re-live an important time in this country's history. Join in the singing, take pride in your nationality, be proud to be English, dig out your old uniform, get your gas mask out, and put curlers in under your headscarf and dig out your old trilby. You'll laugh, you'll sing, you might even shed a tear.
The Barnsley East Dene WMC, 111 Doncaster Road, S70 1UD.
Wednesday 23 April 2014
from 7.30 pm to 11.30 pm
A small donation at the door.