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Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 89: 20-24 November 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The second omnibus of Season 12, Giddy with Possibility, set in the week, in 1917, when the Battle of Cambrai marked the first mass use of tanks.

Edie Chadwick ..... Kathryn Beaumont
Sarah Illingworth ..... Naomi Frederick
Marion Wardle ..... Laura Elphinstone
Fraser Chadwick ..... Edmund Wiseman
Lester Reed ..... Trevor Fox
Alan Lowther ..... David Seddon
Duncan Chadwick ..... Mark Stobbart
Ethel Manning ..... Sophie Scott
Iris Reed ..... Charlie Hardwick
Johnnie Marshall ..... Paul Ready
Joyce Lyle ..... Tracy Whitwell
Judith Turner ..... Kate Okello
Kenny Stokoe ..... Dean Logan
Matilda James ..... Hannah Wood
Maud Drummond ..... Vineeta Rishi
Molly Duckett ..... ictoria Bewick
Neil McCaul ..... Hodges
Stanley Hobbs ..... David Nellist
Trevor Lamb ..... Phillip Correia

Written by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

Story-led by Shaun McKenna
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews. Show less


Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Molly Duckett:
Victoria Bewick
Trevor Lamb:
Philip Correia
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Lester Reed:
Trevor Fox
Sarah Illingworth:
Naomi Frederick
Kenny Stokoe:
Dean Logan
Stanley Hobbs:
David Nellist
Judith Turner:
Kate Okello
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Maud Drummond:
Vineeta Rishi
Ethel Manning:
Sophie Scott
Alan Lowther:
David Seddon
Duncan Chadwick:
Mark Stobbart
Joyce Lyle:
Tracy Whitwell
Fraser Chadwick:
Edmund Wiseman
Matilda James:
Hannah Wood
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole


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