Chrome360 | Somme100


Welcome to The Story of the Somme, which tells the story of the Somme Offensive in the words of those fighting on the Western Front and their families back home.

Commissioned by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, the series was first released to accompany the Somme100 Vigil at Westminster Abbey, held through the night of 30 June/1 July 2016 to mark the centenary of the opening of the Battle of the Somme.

Image | Troops ‘going over the top’ at the start of the Battle of the Somme, Ivor Castle – Wikimedia Commons.

Production | Commissioned by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and developed by ChromeRadio in partnership with UCL Institute of Education’s First World War Centenary Education Programme | Producer – Catriona Oliphant | MusicThe Last Post played by LSgt Stuart Laing, 1st Welsh Guards on a First World War bugle.

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