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"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


The story


Media and audience.


Cast photographs

The Cast

Biogs, cast links

The Songs

List of songs

The Script

Full script



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.

WW100 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.


THE TOUR    2018   

Completed* Sunday 5th August - Victoria Halls, Selkirk  Tickets: Scott's Book Store, Selkirk. Online

Completed* Thursday 9th August - His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen. Box Office

Completed* Wednesday 29th August - Corran Halls, Oban 01631 567333 More info ASAP

Completed* Friday 31st August - Aros Centre, Portree, Skye  Box Office or 01478 613750

Completed* Saturday 1st September - MacPhail Centre, Ullapool  MacPhail Centre or 01854 613336

Sunday 7th October - Whitehall Theatre, Dundee

Sunday 14th October - Albert Halls, Stirling Box Office   or 01786 274000

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."