Who are The Melton Musical Theatre Company?
The Melton Musical Theatre Company (TMMTC) was formed in 1919, under its former name The Melton Mowbray Amateur Operatic Society, by Sir Malcolm Sargent, and is one of the longest running theatre groups in the town of Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Performing twice annually at the local Theatre
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Our Autumn 2014 show is...
To commemorate the start of the first world war, we present our autumn show
Oh! What a Lovely War.
Showing Wednesday 8th to Saturday 11th October, 7.30pm
The scheme for a chronicle of the First World War, told through songs and documents in the form of a seaside pierrot entertainment of the period, was devised and presented by Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London, in 1963.
It was the result of close co-operation between writer, actors and director, where the whole team participated in detailed research into the period and in the creative task of bringing their material to life in theatrical terms.
It won the acclaim of audiences and critics and the Grand Prix of the Theatre des Nations festival in Paris in 1963 and has become a classic of the modern theatre