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Celebrate Christmas with Forces Sweethearts in Hornchurch

PUBLISHED: 11:48 16 November 2012 | UPDATED: 11:16 20 November 2012

Charismatic singing duo Beryl Korman and Carolyn Allen will be helping audiences to celebrate Christmas at the Queen's Theatre with wartime songs

Charismatic singing duo Beryl Korman and Carolyn Allen will be helping audiences to celebrate Christmas at the Queen's Theatre with wartime songs

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Celebrate Christmas with a little bit of nostalgia

Wartime songs and festive melodies will ring through Hornchurch when Forces Sweethearts at Christmas makes a welcome return to the Queen’s Theatre in Billet Lane, Hornchurch on Sunday December 9 at 4pm.

Charismatic singing duo Beryl Korman and Carolyn Allen, along with their accompanist Jennifer Partridge and talented drummer Will Hill, promise two hours brimming with memories and melodies from the spirited women who helped raise the morale of troops during World War II.

There’ll be songs from Vera Lynn, Marlene Dietrich, Gracie Fields, Anne Shelton, Tessie O’Shea and Jessie Matthews.

Audiences will also hear from a variety of other female stars of the day: demob sweethearts Alma Cogan and Doris Day with American favourites Judy Garland, Dinah Shore and Margaret Whiting. The icing on the Christmas cake will be festive hits from The Andrews Sisters, Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Johnny Matthis and Danny Kaye.

Forces Sweethearts have enchanted audiences all over the country and worked with the best in the business including veteran comic Sir Norman Wisdom and 50s stars The Beverley Sisters.

Tickets cost £12.50. To book, call the Box Office on 01708 443333 or book online at www.queens-theatre.co.uK

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