The Immortal Salient: The British Army at Ypres 1914-1918

No performance info available


"The British Army arrived to defend Ypres in October 1914 and remained there until the end of the War. The Ypres Salient became synonymous with the Commonwealth soldiers' struggle against the Germans, shells, bullets, wire, gas and mud. 200,000 of them never returned home and now, a century later, lay beneath Flanders Fields.

Dr John Greenacre explains why the British Army stood and fought around Ypres for nearly four year and the ebb and flow of the battles that took place within the Immortal Salient."

Seen the show? Want to have your say?

Looking for something in particular?

Sign Up

Want to stay in touch with the New Wolsey Theatre? Of course you do!