Plays Directory : Happy as a Sandbag

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Ken Lee, based on songs from the 1940s
  • Written
    1975
  • Overview
    'Happy As A Sandbag' is a musical entertainment in two acts recalling the happier and more memorable moments of wartime Britain between 1939 and 1945. It's patriotic, it's nostalgic and it's joyous - a thoroughly great evening's entertainment with plenty of audience participation, community singing and flag waving.

    Over 25 famous wartime characters are portrayed in 'Happy As A Sandbag' including The Andrews Sisters, Neville Chamberlain, Rob Wilton, Winston Churchill, Tommy Handley, Lord Haw Haw, Max Miller, George Formby, Rita Hayworth, General Montgomery ('Monty'), Vera Lynn, Gracie Fields, Adolf Hitler, Carmen Miranda and Henry Hall. Also portrayed in the show are Admirals, Air Raid Wardens, American Soldiers and Sailors, Army Sentries, Evacuees, Farmers, Foster Parents, Homeguards, Landgirls and RAF Pilots and Wrens.

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Connected mandy members:

Roxanne Curry
2012, Patricia, Alice Faye and ensemble
Bodmin shire hall
Jasmin Rodgman
Jasmin Rodgman
Composer
2011, Musical Director/Arranger
Andy King
Andy King
Actor
2008, R.A.F Pilot/Ensemble
Bob Hope Theatre
Emmy Happisburgh
1999, Ensemble
GSA
Dave Benson
Dave Benson
Set Designer
1996, Designer
gaiety theatre
Richard Goff
Richard Goff
Actor
1989, Winston Churchill/Neville Chamberlain/Army Sergeant/Airman
Touring
Sarah Shelton
1986, Singer
Kenyan Tour
Mansel David
Mansel David
Actor
1983, Multi-role
Theatr Gwynedd