The true story of four miners who travelled from the streets of Prestonpans to the valleys of Spain. They gave up everything that was familiar: for a people they had never met; and for a cause they believed was right. 549, a play with songs and storytelling, is a timely insight into one of Scotland’s almost forgotten conflicts.
“Black Watch reimagined for a small town function room” ★★★★ The Herald
549 will be accompanied by a pop up exhibition and interactive website (www.549.scot) celebrating local volunteers of the International Brigade supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. This will be open to explore at Platform from 6:15pm on the evening of each performance.