Miss Littlewood

by  Sam Kenyon

Full Length Musical  /  3m, 9f

Joan Littlewood was the anarchic revolutionary of 20th century theatre. Her unique Theatre Workshop was responsible for a raft of successes including Oh, What A Lovely War!, and breathed new life into the Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Anti-establishment, visionary, rude and glorious, Joan Littlewood fired the imagination of a generation. Based on her life story, this musical chart the emotional highs and lows of Joan’s journey from the East End to the West End.

Told with her own uncompromising honesty, this new musical reveals a mighty love story at its heart.
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Miss Littlewood

by  Sam Kenyon

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    3m, 9f
  • SubGenre

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    Biography, Period

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Joan Littlewood was the anarchic revolutionary of 20th century theatre. Her unique Theatre Workshop was responsible for a raft of successes including Oh, What A Lovely War!, and breathed new life into the Theatre Royal Stratford East.

Anti-establishment, visionary, rude and glorious, Joan Littlewood fired the imagination of a generation. Based on her life story, this musical chart the emotional highs and lows of Joan’s journey from the East End to the West End.

Told with her own uncompromising honesty, this new musical reveals a mighty love story at its heart.
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Reviews

"...an anarchic delight in the style of Miss Littlewood herself." Whatsonstage, Read more

"irreverent and moving" The Stage, Read more

"A magnificent evening." The Times, Read more

"...it is hard not to warm to a show that introduces a new generation to the huge debt British theatre owes her [Littlewood]." The Guardian, Read more

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  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes
  • Caution Smoking Smoking

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  • Time Period: 1980s, 1970s, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s / WWII, 1930s
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

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3m, 9f
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  • Ensemble cast
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