Gala screening of The Great Escape

Address:
Eventim Apollo, 45 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, London
Tel:
0844 249 1000

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
24th March 2019
6 PM
Tickets & Cost:
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TV historian Dan Snow will be hosting a special gala screening of the classic war movie The Great Escape, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the actual event.

The evening will feature The D-Day Darlings and some special guests.

The 1963 movie needs no introduction (we surely must have all seen it about a million times by now!), but in case you're too young to have seen it then it has a stellar line-up of stars including Steve McQueen, who famously tries to ride his Triumph TR6 motorcycle over a barbed wire fence to freedom. (And that bike will be one of the special guests!)

Dan Snow will explore the history behind the real-life operation by interviewing some Second World War veterans, and Britain's Got Talent finalists, The D-Day Darlings, will be there to perform some wartime classics like The White Cliffs of Dover and Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree, plus a specially created arrangement of the movie's iconic theme tune.

 

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