A SAMUEL FRENCH, LTD. TITLE
Full Length Musical, Drama
Oh What a Lovely War (libretto)
by Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton, Gerry Raffles and Members of the Original Cast
Title suggested by Ted Allan
The scheme for a chronicle of the First World War, told through songs and documents in the form of a seaside pierrot entertainment of the period, was devised and presented by Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East. Published by Methuen in two editions: the standard edition, and the Student Edition, which contains the same text but also has additional pages of introduction, notes and commentary.