War story in music and poetry
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 in the face of horror told through the eyes of soldier Jimmy Macdonald.
Large screen projections and images are featured throughout.
Performers include Siobhan Miller, Dick Gaughan, Ian Bruce and Gary West.
Narrating the performance is BBC Radio Scotland presenter Ian Anderson.
Tickets are available from dundeebox.co.uk with doors for the event open at 7.30pm.