1940s & 1950s costumes

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Facts & Figures


1940s & 1950s

Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne

WWII - Anne Frank

Rationing and the Home Guard, D-Day and Winston Churchill

Rock and Roll - Elvis, Glenn Miller and The Andrews Sisters

Edmund Hillary conquers Mount Everest


Some shows and TV shows set in this era are Allo Allo, Foyles War, Grease, West Side Story, Driving Miss Daisy, Evita, South Pacific, Goodnight Sweetheart, It Ain't Half Hot Mum, The Sound of Music.

We have many more costumes from this era not pictured, so if you don't see what you want, please ring or Email Us to discuss your requirements.