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Home Front

26 December 1916 - Cressida Marshsall

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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On this day in 1916, 400 soldiers' children were entertained at Windsor Castle, and at Marshall's factory too, Boxing Day is a festive occasion.

Written by Shaun McKenna
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole Show less

Contributors

Cressida Marshall:
Bettrys Jones
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Geoffrey Marshall:
Anthony Howell
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Edgar Bates:
David Sterne
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist

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