War story in mu­sic and po­etry

Evening Telegraph (First Edition) - - Front Page -

SONGS and po­ems from the First World War will be per­formed in Dundee.

With a cast of 26 per­form­ers, Far Far from Ypres presents war songs from the trenches, march­ing and re­cruit­ment num­bers, mu­sic hall and con­tem­po­rary songs as well as po­etry.

The pro­duc­tion fea­tures many of Scot­land’s best tra­di­tional singers per­form­ing at the White­hall Theatre on Sun­day Oc­to­ber 7.

It fol­lows the story of the Scot­tish war ef­fort, its hope, en­durance and hu­mour i n the face of hor­ror told through the eyes of soldier Jimmy Mac­Don­ald.

Large screen pro­jec­tions and i mages are fea­tured through­out.

Pe r fo r m e rs in­clude S i o b h a n M i l l e r, D i c k Gaughan, Ian Bruce and Gary West.

Nar­rat­ing the per­for­mance is BBC Ra­dio Scot­land pre­sen­ter I an An­der­son.

Tick­ets are avail­able from dun­dee­box.co.uk with doors for the event open at 7.30pm.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.