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The story of the Scottish women who saved lives in their hospitals in Serbia in WW1.

The Women Who Went to War – A Great Adventure, reveals the story of the heroines of Scottish Women’s Hospitals who travelled 2000 miles to Serbia to deliver medical assistance during WW1. Led by Dr Elsie Inglis, one of Scotland’s first female surgeons and a suffragette, these women’s wartime contribution is revered in Serbia, but is only now being discovered at home. Narrated by Kirsty Wark.

The Women Who Went to War – A Great Adventure is a coproduction for STV and BBC ALBA. A separate Gaelic language programme, Caileagan a’ Chogaidh Mhòir (A Great Adventure) also aired in Remembrance week 2014.


Elly Welch