Sorry, wrong number

For a reason beyond our control, the phone number printed in the Cube noir programme for Oh, What a Lovely War! bookings – and reproduced in the “Strasbourg … Sooo British” programme and maybe elsewhere – is wrong. Not just by one digit: it’s a completely wrong number, and we can only apologise to those who are inconvenienced. Advance bookings are available only through this Web site. Remaining tickets will be sold at the door; if we sell out, we shall announce it here. Click Continue reading →

Sundry facts about “Oh, What a Lovely War!”

The show has its origins in a BBC radio programme from the early 1960s. The Theatre Royal in Stratford East, where Oh, What a Lovely War! was first staged, will host Nigeria’s Olympic House during the 2012 games. The cast of the New York stage version included Barbara Windsor, now known to millions as one of the regulars of the TV soap EastEnders. Lord Kitchener, whose pointing figure appears in the famous recruiting poster (left), was appointed Secretary of State for War at the outbreak Continue reading →

New from the English Theatre Group

Or new-ish. Well, nearly new, anyway. Oh, OK, perhaps not very new, but still funny. And certainly – as the title suggests – nonsensical. Our friend and colleague Martin Wright, together with Strasbourg University’s English Theatre Group, presents a comedy entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 16-18 and 23-25 March. Full schedule in the poster: click to download it as a PDF file.

Bring on the subs

It’s time to blow the cobwebs out of your wallets and purses and pay your Amicale subscription. Tagora functions as a section of the Council of Europe’s staff association, the Amicale. All active Tagorans (participants and helpers in our productions) should become members and pay the subscription of €20, which is now due. In addition to events organised by the Amicale and its different sections, the benefits of being a member include a certain number of commercial offers; and the Amicale carries an insurance policy Continue reading →