‘Sincerely Yours - The Vera Lynn Story
Wed 21st June / 2pm / Theatre
‘Sincerely Yours - The Vera Lynn Story’ Will take you on a journey through the career of Vera Lynn. The most famous lady of WW2, the forces sweetheart, who captured the hearts of a nation during the 1940’s The young Vera Lynn started her career as a dance band singer and went on to travel the world, entertaining ‘her boys’ on the front line. Featuring many of the songs she would have sung in the dance halls whilst performing with the likes of Joe Loss and his orchestra through to the blockbuster hits, which propelled her to international stardom including of course ‘White Cliffs of Dover, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square and the timeless classic, ‘We’ll Meet Again’ as well as the song from her popular radio show, ‘Yours’.
The show will finish in a rousing patriotic finale guaranteed to have everyone waving their flags and bursting with pride. The show will also feature video footage from the 1940’s as well as some personal memories from Dame Vera herself. The role of Vera Lynn will be performed by Lorrie Brown who is a highly respected artiste and has worked with many top names including 2 yrs with Danny La Rue OBE, Vince Hill, Jimmy Cricket and The Bachelors, In 2013 Lorrie was voted UK No.1 Vera Lynn tribute by the Agents Association of GB. Lorrie has reached a landmark 25yrs with her show and has toured all around the world as well as singing to 33,000 at West Ham FC on Remembrance Sunday 2009 Lorrie will be backed by a live dance band to recreate the sound and style of Vera Lynn’s early years. Also in support will be tributes to other 1940’s legends including George Formby, Max Miller and a special tribute to acts from the great war, Harry Lauder and Marie Lloyd. The show is held together by its very own air raid warden/compere, Mr Braithwaite. This is a fabulous show full of beautiful songs and laughter. A show not to be missed if your a fan of pure nostalgia