Novello was one of the greatest actors and songwriters in both Britain and the US in the first half of the 20th century, and was particularly renowned for composing the patriotic World War One song Keep the Home Fires Burning
Royal Court, Roe Street, THEATRE Keep The Home Fires Burning
Experience an unforgettable journey through the forgotten melodies of World War I in this new musical.
She roused the audience singing the The Welsh National Anthem and also Keep the Home Fires Burning
"For them, we must keep the home fires burning
so that when they return at last they may find their country, their homes and their dear ones all as they would have them be."
"Keep The Home Fires Burning
" promised a welcome return from the Great War to a land the politicians said would be fit for heroes.
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The real bonus for us is that not only will we be able to keep our sheep on our patch but we will also have plenty of firewood to keep the home fires burning
But she said: "You've got to keep the home fires burning
. It's a long road and I think people today are so quick to throw in the towel.
Wartime hits like Keep the Home Fires Burning
, Goodbyeee and Pack Up Your Troubles in Your old Kit Bag are there, too, in this Theatre Royal Stratford East production, directed by Terry Johnson with Peter White's musical direction.
Directed by Olivieraward winner Terry Nicholas Then None Johnson, Oh What A Lovely War is packed with popular songs from the First World War including It's a Long Way to Tipperary, Pack up Your Troubles and Keep the Home Fires Burning
With an impressive cast, it focuses on a group of military wives who are struggling to keep the home fires burning
while their husbands are serving overseas.
I am proud of the personal sacrifice by so many brave men and women who were and still are willing to leave their spouses and children behind to serve our nation's calling so others can enjoy special freedoms, while their loved ones are left with a personal void and are to keep the home fires burning
until the soldiers return home.