Battle of the Bagpipes on Sky TV starts July 3rd


TV production company, Love Monday Productions, contacted the National Piping Centre saying that Battle of the Bagpipes will start transmitting on Sky Arts, Wednesday 3rd July at 9pm. 

Battle of the Bagpipes is a three-part documentary, consisting of three one-hour long episodes. It will be available to watch on Sky Arts and streaming service NOW.

The official synopsis reads: “This three-part documentary series lifts the lid on piping traditions, culture, and its star players as they all compete for the ultimate piping prize. Following military and civilian pipe bands all striving to be the best of the best, this new series proves that piping is not for the faint-hearted.

“Viewers will uncover the fiercely competitive audition process for the Lone Piper at the Royal Military Tattoo and follow new recruits taking part in their first piping competition in the hope to be selected for a once-in-a-lifetime piping opportunity to perform for the King. Meanwhile, long-time rival pipe bands go head-to-head at the fiercest competition in the piping world: Glasgow’s World Pipe Band Championships.”