Our Finest Hour

@ Theatre Royal Newcastle

Book Now

28 September 2018

Tickets from £26.50

From Vera Lynn and Gracie Fields to the Andrews Sisters and Glenn Miller, the songs and music of the 1940s are as well-loved today as ever. To coincide with the lead up to the celebration of VE Day, we look back in words and music at the momentous turning point of World War Two, and Britain’s finest hour, from the miracle of Dunkirk to the decisive victory of the Battle of Britain.

Hear the songs that won the war – We’ll Meet AgainThe White Cliffs of Dover and A Nightingale Sang On Berkeley Square – as well as some of the classic music it inspired, including the Dam Busters March and the music from Ron Goodwin’s classic scores to Battle of Britain and 633 Squadron.

With the famous speeches of Winston Churchill, and the best tunes of the time from the dance halls and wireless, join the BBC Big Band and stars of the West End in a unique celebration of Our Finest Hour.

BBC Big Band (dir. Barry Forgie)
Annie Gill vocalist
Kevin Whately presenter

Venue
Theatre Royal
100 Grey Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 6BR

Book Now

FollowUs

Events Finder
Calendar

Search

Join the club and receive special offers for events and much more
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

WhatsOn Blog

View All

PREVIEW: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL BRINGS ‘OVO’ TO ARENAS ACROSS THE UK

Cirque du Soleil is delighted to announce a brand-new UK arena tour with OVO. This summer OVO, a celebration of nature and co-existence will bring its fun-filled production for the whole family to arenas around the country.

Read More

PREVIEW: HARDWICK LIVE 2018

THE North East’s biggest live music event has its line up for what will be this summer’s hottest festival – extended into two full days of sizzling entertainment for the first time.

Read More