An affectionate tribute to the Roaring Twenties
With Robert Powell and Liza Goddard. Accompanied by Christine Crowshaw on piano and Clive Conway on flute
One hundred years ago saw the beginning of the extraordinary decade which became known as ‘The Roaring Twenties.’ The war in Europe was over— it was time to have fun!
It was the age of the Flapper girl, jazz and the cocktail party. The young threw off the conventions of the previous generation. Freedom was n the air, and the winds of change were blowing.
Noel Coward epitomised the spirit of the age with his sophisticated elegance and sardonic wit. The songs said it all! Cole Porter was to be seen in the Ritz Bar, playing his unforgettable songs, while Fred Astaire danced on the London stage with the great George Gershwin himself at the piano. Audiences flocked to the cinema to see Charlie Chaplin, the great Hollywood star of the silent movies.
The Bright Young Things partied the nights away, dancing the latest craze, the Charleston, while the Prince of Wales shimmied his way across Europe. It seemed as if the party would never end......
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May 16, 2021, 14:30 hrs
Anything Goes! with Robert Powell and Liza Goddard
24 Albert Road