World War One - The Ballads Of The Great War

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04The Ballad Of The Great War - 191720171111

The Ballad of the Great War - 1917, with stories from people who took part in the conflict

The Ballad of the Great War - 1917, featuring stories told by men and women who took part in the conflict both at home and abroad.

In this programme stories of lucky escapes, the horrors of Passchendaele, field hospitals and the sad fate of those condemned to be shot at dawn.

Original music by John Tams, Julie Matthews, Jez Lowe, Jim Boyes, Sean Cooney, Karine Polwart and Ray Hearne.

This programme, which has been a year in the making, was produced by Ian Callaghan and John Leonard.

, with stories from people who took part in the conflict