Posts Tagged "first world war"

London Video of the Week: BBC Proms Season 2014 Launches

Get a flavour for the greatest classical music festival on earth by watching this launch film for the BBC Proms Season 2014, which is returning to London’s Royal Albert Hall. This spellbinding music series features two months of concerts, including the famous Last Night performances, world premieres of contemporary works and shows by a wide range of artists. This year marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with a focus on the works of wartime composers, as well as the musical legacy of the conflict. 18 Jul-13 Sep

Birdsong at The Comedy Theatre

Sebastian Faulks’ harrowing novel Birdsong has been adapted for the stage and has its first run at London’s The Comedy Theatre . This play has a star line-up, with director Trevor Nunn, and many wonderful actors. Birdsong follows a young …

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