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Jeremy Deller: We're here because we're here

Documentary which sees artist Jeremy Deller give an insight into the live, nationwide memorial that he created to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.

Documentary which sees Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller give an exclusive insight into the live, nationwide memorial that he created to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 2016.

The groundbreaking event made in collaboration with Rufus Norris, director of the National Theatre, saw hundreds of volunteers dressed as First World War soldiers appear unexpectedly in areas across the UK. The project titled 'We're here because we're here' was commissioned by 14-18 NOW and produced by Birmingham Repertory Theatre and the National Theatre, together with 26 organisations from around the country.

30 minutes

Last on

Sun 13 Nov 2016 20:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Director Jeremy Deller
Director Kate Church
Producer Kate Church
Executive Producer Emma Cahusac

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