On the afternoon of Wednesday 5th September we present A Salute to the 1940s. Please note this is a matinee performance.
Tickets are £12 and are available from Pear Records and our online box office by clicking here (booking fee applies).
Show starts at 2.30pm and doors open at 1:45pm.
A Salute to the 1940s is a fabulous variety show full of the artistes who kept the nations entertained on both sides of the Atlantic. The show has been endorsed by Dame Vera Lynn herself.
Now in it’s 9th year, this show will have you singing in the aisles, waving your ﬂags with pride. Featuring tributes to some of the leading artistes from the era, including George Formby, The Andrews Sisters, Gracie Fields and keeping everyone in check is Warden Braithwaite, your very own air raid warden.
Leading the troupe is the lady who was known as the forces sweetheart, Vera Lynn, as performed by Lorrie Brown, the Uk No.1 Vera Lynn tribute. Direct from her sell out show, ‘Sincerely Yours. The Vera Lynn Story’ which performed a 40 date tour around the UK.
Lorrie has also recently returned from performing on P+O’s Ventura and is one of the most established artistes from the era, singing the songs of Vera Lynn for the last 25yrs. In that time she has appeared on 2 theatre tours around the UK with Danny La Rue, performing at St Davids Hall, Cardiff. Bournmouth Pavillion and singing on P+O’s ‘Oceana’ when it was named by Princess Anne. She also sang to 33,000 supporters at West Ham Utd FC on Remembrance Sunday and performed in front of 3,000 veterans at the Music for Heroes concert in Blackpool Opera House.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, ‘The Great War’, in 2018, the show also pays tribute to the artistes performing at the time, including Marie Lloyd and Harry Lauder as well as a singalong medley full of songs that kept the moral of the troops and the nation high.
Get ready to be on your feet, waving the ﬂags and singing with pride, as we make A SALUTE TO THE 1940’s
‘If it’s 1940s you want,these are the people.’ – Phil Spain. Ramsgate Tunnels 1940’s weekend
‘Fantastic Evenings entertainment. Best night we have had’ – Severn Valley Railway 1940’s weekend
‘This show is as good as any I’ve seen in London. – Hampton Hill Playhouse, Teddington
‘A Marvelous evening, with every single member of the troupe showing amazing talent’ – Mercury Newspaper
‘Now that’s what I call entertainment’ – Veterans Ball, Blackpool Tower Ballroom