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Home Front

8 June 1915 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Florrie still isn't going out, but the Wilsons are learning to work around her. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Peggy Jeffery:
Jane Slavin
Flora Jeffery:
Jessica Turner

Home Front

9 June 1915 - Thornton Tulliver

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Thornton can charm the birds out of the trees, and the money out of Canadian pockets. Show more

Contributors

Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Drunk man:
Mark Edel-Hunt

Home Front

10 June 1915 - Gabriel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Telegram girls were employed in hopes of taking the sting out of the news they delivered. Show more

Contributors

Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie

Home Front

17 June 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Despite trouble at home, Alice is swept off her feet at work. Show more

Contributors

Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann

Home Front

18 June 1915 - Beau Tilley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Folkestone is in need of some Canadian diplomacy. Show more

Contributors

Beau Tilley:
Stephen Critchlow
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els

Home Front

19 June 1915 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Sergeant Harris has awkward news to break to the Wilsons. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Connie Cavendish:
Natasha Raphael
Grace Cavendish:
Chloe Raphael
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies

Home Front

25 May 1915 - Ivy Layton (Season 4 start)

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Ivy is shocked at how much and how quickly Folkestone has changed. Show more

Contributors

Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Archie Tulliver:
Arthur Hughes
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman

Home Front

26 May 1915 - Josiah King

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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There is a new policeman in Folkestone, and he is determined to make his mark. Show more

Contributors

Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Bob Welsh:
Nathan Nolan

Home Front

27 May 1915 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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A cryptic parcel arrives for Kitty at the Wilsons. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
CJ Croucher:
Ian Masters
Post Office Clerk:
Sam Valentine
Paperboy:
Felix Lailey

Home Front

28 May 1915 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Reverend Winwood is finding his faith and his resilience tested. Show more

Contributors

Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Howard Argent:
Toby Jones

Home Front

6 October 1915 - Gabriel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Gabriel begins to suspect Dolly Clout may not be the real thing. Show more

Home Front

5 October 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Roy takes a surprising step to avoid being identified as a deserter. Show more

Home Front

7 October 1915 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Dorothea writes a letter to Ralph with news that will shake their marriage. Show more

Home Front

8 October 1915 - Sylvia Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Sylvia Graham finds her family at the centre of an unexpected theatrical incident. Show more

Contributors

Home Front

9 October 1915 - Lilian Frost

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Lilian Frost sees Roland in a new light as they share a day of photographic discoveries. Show more

Contributors

Home Front

12 October 1915 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Edith Cavell is shot by a German firing squad, and a letter arrives at the Grahams' with bad news. Show more

Home Front

13 October 1915 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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Kitty is shocked to discover a whole world she knew nothing about. Show more

Home Front

14 October 1915 - Adam Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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Adam cannot celebrate the family's good news with any enthusiasm. Show more

Home Front

15 October 1915 - Isabel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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The Battle of Loos has ended, but it's clear that the war has changed Isabel Graham irrevocably. Show more

Home Front

16 October 1915 - Albert Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Albert has the good fortune to be up and out early as the troops are marching to the harbour. Show more

Contributors

Passer-by:
David Acton
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Passer-by:
Mark Edel-Hunt
Sergeant Major:
David Hounslow
Clemmie:
Joanna Monro
Margaret:
Jane Slavin