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Sunday, May 28, 2017


(Lisa Bobbert)

In March 2017, Dame Vera Lynn turned 100 years old. To this day, the world remains familiar with her warm and beautiful voice. A voice, that some say, helped to win a war. A few years ago she was Number One on the hit parade in England, with a re-release of her wartime album Hits of the Blitz. Not many 97 year olds can boast that achievement!

Songs such as We’ll Meet Again, The White Cliffs of Dover, I’ll be Seeing You, Lili Marlene, We’ll Gather Lilacs, There’ll Always be an England and, of course, A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square are just a few of the many familiar and favourite songs featured in this tribute to a British National Treasure.

A Nightingale Sang - A Tribute To Vera Lynn stars Lisa Bobbert and featuring Anthony Stonier, with Musical Director Evan Roberts on piano. Take a nostalgic trip down an English country lane and remember the songs and stories that won the war.

A Nightingale Sang has one performance on June 3 at 14h00 at the Hexagon Theatre on the University of KwaZulu-Natal Pietermaritzburg campus. Bookings R110 at