Oh What a Lovely War

A Musical Entertainment



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Studio Cast Recordings

No studio cast recordings listed.

Demos & Pre-Production Recordings

  • No demos listed.

Source Material

Based on a treatment by Ted Allan which was based on The Donkeys by Alan Clark, with some scenes adapted from The Good Soldier Švejk by Czech humorist Jaroslav Hašek


The horrors of World War I are depicted through period songs and words borrowed from official records, war memoirs, and personal recollections.

Trivia & History

Almost everything in the show was actually written or spoken between 1914 and 1918.

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Alternate Titles

  • Oh! What a Lovely War (Film title)
  • Oh, What a Lovely War (Title on first issue of original London cast recording)

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