The Vera Lynn Story, Sincerely Yours, is a brand new show from the producers of Salute to the 1940’s. “If it’s 1940s you want, these are the people”. Phil Spain. Ramsgate Tunnels 1940’s weekend. Endorsed by Dame Vera Lynn, this show will take you through the amazing life of the Forces sweetheart. The Vera Lynn Story starts in the 1930’s where she made her name as a big band singer.
It culminates in a rousing selection of hits which made her a global superstar and the forces sweetheart in the 1940’s. The show also features video footage and a personal message from Dame Vera given to Lorrie for all her fans. It has been touring theatres around the UK with a ‘live’ 7 piece band and George Formby tribute. The fans are loving music from a bygone era. It is played by a professional band of 7 talented musicians, using the same instruments the young Vera Lynn worked with in the 1930’s. Vera Lynn is portrayed by multi award winning artiste Lorrie Brown. Lorrie was invited to meet Dame Vera, who congratulated Lorrie on her Vera Lynn Story show.
The Vera Lynn Story Sincerely Yours Show
Dame Vera Margaret Lynn: (née Welch; born 20 March 1917), widely known as “the Forces’ Sweetheart”, is an English singer of traditional pop, songwriter and actress, whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during the Second World War.
During the war she toured Egypt, India and Burma as part of ENSA, giving outdoor concerts for the troops. The songs most associated with her are “We’ll Meet Again”, “The White Cliffs of Dover”, “A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square” and “There’ll Always Be an England”.