Somme 100 is a series of programmes produced by TNT News and Big Centre TV to commemorate the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. The build up begins with news bulletins from the last week of June 1916 using real news stories from the newspapers of the period. The programme is presented from a Somme 100 exhibition at Oratory Church and was opened by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, in June 2016.  Programme 1 of 6 July 2016