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Home Front

19 July 1918 - Elspeth Taverner

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1918, the Board of Agriculture reported an increase in German PoW farm workers from 800 to 10,000, while at Halecot Farm, Elspeth has all the help she needs.

Written by Katie Hims
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole. Show less


Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Katie Hims

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