"Far, Far From Ypres"
A Scotsman's journey to The Western Front in WW1
Songs of the time: recruitment, training, marching, trench,
home, women's, music hall, plus contemporary and poetry
Details of forthcoming tour
Media and audience.
Biogs, cast links
List of songs
Of the 700,000 Scots who joined the forces, more than 100,000 died. Nearly every village, city and town in Scotland has some form of memorial displaying the names of their war dead.
WW100 Scotland aims to inform people about Scotland's unique contribution to World War One and help them discover the effects of the war on their local communities and its lasting impact on life in Scotland today.
is proud to launch the centenary commemorative tour of this acclaimed multimedia production Far, Far From Ypres, with our partners Legion Scotland and Poppyscotland. World War One music and songs from a Scottish perspective.
Completed* Sunday 5th August - Victoria Halls, Selkirk
Completed* Thursday 9th August - His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen.
Completed* Wednesday 29th August - Corran Halls, Oban
Completed* Friday 31st August - Aros Centre, Portree, Skye
Completed* Saturday 1st September - MacPhail Centre, Ullapool
Completed* Sunday 7th October - Whitehall Theatre, Dundee
Completed* Sunday 14th October - Albert Halls, Stirling
Sunday 21th October - Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Tickets ASAP
More info 01463 234 234 Online
Sunday 28th October - Theatre Royal, Dumfries Box Office or 01387 254209
Sunday 11th November - Usher Hall, Edinburgh Box Office or 0131 2281155
"A standing ovation raised the roof of the Queen’s Hall for several minutes after the show had finished. It was a stirring end to a night commemorating a terrible tragedy, one that left the entire audience moved and sombre, but strangely elated."