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Pipers of the Trenches

Documentary telling the story of the pipers, who during WWI, climbed out of the trenches, unarmed, to play bagpipes for the Highland regiments going over the top and into battle.

For four hundred years or more, Highland regiments advanced and attacked to the sound of the bagpipes. In the Great War, pipers climbed out of the trenches, unarmed, to face machine guns and shells. The descendants of those men return to the battlefields to discover individual stories of unparalleled bravery.

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59 minutes

Audio described

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Last Thursday 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Executive Producer Neil McDonald
Director Andy Twaddle
Producer Andy Twaddle

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