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Programme of a [[Wits]] student production of ''[[Oh What A Lovely War]]'' in April-May 1993.

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by Charles Chilton and Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop. First performance on 19 March 1963 by The Theatre Workshop at the Theatre Royal, Stratford, London. The central theme revolves around exposing the maniacal greed of war mongers, the self interest of politicians and the manipulative strategies of financiers, it does with wit, broad comedy, songs, and the style of the music hall.

Performance history in South Africa

A student production by Wits University in April/May 1993. Directed by Fred Hagemann. Choreography by Fred Hagemann and assisted by Ren'ee Sigel and members of the company. Assistant director: Barbie Rubin. Designed by Sarah Roberts. Lighting design by Gerry Couglan. The Wits Orchestra conducted by Professor Walter Mony. Cast: Don Boroughs, Jessica Chalmers, George Coutsoudis, Crispin Denys, Linda Hart, Dena Kopenhager, Natalie Lotkin, Kim Michelow, Nick Nicolaou, Lindani Nkosi, Rodney Sandwith, Barbara Shapiro, Cassandra Steyn, David Steyn, Dalene Turner, Clive Vanderwagen, Nicki Venter. The band: Rozanne Mentzel, Lisa Homann, Millicent Mailula, Wolsey Mailula, Ceri Moelwyn-Hughes, Innocent Mlambo, Quinton Gilbertson, Ishmael Khambule, James French, Rudolph van Dyk, Colin Snaddon, David H:onigsberg, Timothy Hyslop

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