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Thread #104524 Message #2142169
Posted By: Ruth Archer
06-Sep-07 - 03:30 AM
Thread Name: BS: Ypres 90 years on
Subject: RE: BS: Ypres 90 years on
Lester Simpson has created a lovely stage show called "Standing in Line" - you may know the song through June Tabor's cover of it on her latest album. He's written this and a number of other songs commemorating the life and death of his great uncle, Albert Scrimshaw, who was also killed at Ypres. Through telling one man's story, he brings the Great War to life.
The show contains live music, images, and contributions from the director of the "In Flanders Fields" museum in Ypres:
In Flanders Fields Museum
It's touring this autumn to commemorate the 90th anniversary of Passchendale. It comes to Loughborough Town Hall on 5 November.