A SPECIAL commemoration to the artistes from both WW1 and WW2 takes centre stage at the Thwaites Empire Theatre on Thursday, 23rd June.
A Salute to the 1940’s is a variety show packed full of the stars who kept the nation entertained during the dark years of 2 world wars.
The audience will be transported back into the 1940’s with flags, posters and bunting when the show starts at 2pm.
Following the release of the film ‘Dad’s Army’ earlier this year, the show brings to life some of the best loved characters from the blockbuster film in this very special matinee show.
Dad’s Army remains one of the most popular situation comedies on British television. It ran for eighty episodes over nine years. Following the success of the TV show a radio series and West End stage production were also commissioned.
This shows features the vision and sound of George Formby, Vera Lynn, Frank Sinatra, Gracie Fields, Max Miller, Marie Lloyd, Windsor Davies & Don Estelle singing ‘Whispering Grass’ and recitals of the poems by Wilfred Owen and Flanningan & Allen and the Cast of Dad’s Army recreated on stage.
Tickets cost £14.50 and are available here or call the booking office on 01254 685500.