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Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 74: 1-5 May 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Third omnibus of Season 10, Our Daily Bread, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when the Archbishop of Canterbury warned, 'We mean to come out of this war with clean hands.'. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Milly Manchester:
Annette Badland
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Alfred Vane:
Charlie Clements
Mabel Thatcher:
Chetna Pandya
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Ruby Tulliver:
Katie Redford
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Home Front

19 May 1917 - Noah Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a roundup of Jewish tailors in East London resulted in several men being charged as absentees, and in Folkestone, Noah Hamilton is tempted to disappear. Show more

Contributors

Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Mildred Manchester:
Annette Badland
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Alfred Vane:
Charlie Clements
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Tsar

Joseph Stalin: The Last Bolshevik

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Mike Walker's epic chronicle of the Russian Tsars continues with the story of Joseph Stalin and the run-up to Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union. Show more

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Series

Tsar

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Will Garry and Dawn sail into the sunset together, or will Dawn's misdeeds catch up with her? Zainab has a shocking revelation for Masood. Meanwhile, Bradley fights to keep Gumbo.

Contributors

Zainab Masood:
Nina Wadia
Masood Ahmed:
Nitin Ganatra
Minty Peterson:
Cliff Parisi
Manda Best:
Josie Lawrence
Garry Hobbs:
Ricky Groves
Dawn Swann:
Kara Tointon
Darren Miller:
Charlie G Hawkins
Bradley Branning:
Charlie Clements
Noah Chambers:
Micah Thomas
Jane Beale:
Laurie Brett
Syed Masood:
Marc Elliott
Tamwar Masood:
Himesh Patel
Amira Shah:
Preeya Kalidas
Heather Trott:
Cheryl Fergison
Shirley Carter:
Linda Henry
Phil Mitchell:
Steve McFadden
Billy Mitchell:
Perry Fenwick
Jay Brown:
Jamie Borthwick
Jean Slater:
Gillian Wright
Mo Harris:
Laila Morse
Dr Al Jenkins:
Adam Croasdell
Bushra Abbasi:
Pooja Ghai
Executive Producer:
Diederick Santer

Home Front

11 August 1917 - Dennis Monk

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the Labour leader resigned from the Cabinet under pressure from the press, and in Folkestone, Jessie directs her powers of persuasion at Dennis Monk. Show more

Contributors

Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Mr Williams:
Charlie Clements
Horace Woods:
Luke Newberry
Mr O'Hare:
Tom Forrister
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

18 August 1917 - Norman Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Sylvia Pankhurst's peace meeting in Hyde Park was broken up by the police, while in Folkestone, Sergeant Harris marks the first anniversary of his sons' deaths. Show more

Contributors

Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Anna White:
Ellie Piercy
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Harry Pankhurst:
Sean Murray
Major Love:
Simon Ludders
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Barman:
Philip Fox
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

22 August 1917 - Isabel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, eleven were killed in a daylight air raid on Dover, where Isabel is due to attend a funeral. Show more

Contributors

Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

As Stacey and Bradley's wedding day approaches, Max makes a last ditch attempt to win Stacey's love. The Mitchell women take desperate measures to keep Peggy's creditors at bay. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for 11 days

Drama by Sarah Wooley about the making of Victim, the first British film to break a taboo and address homosexuality seriously. Starring Ed Stoppard as Dirk Bogarde. Show more

Contributors

Dirk Bogarde:
Ed Stoppard
Tony Forwood:
Simon Harrison
Basil Dearden:
Jonathan Aris
Janet Green:
Fenella Woolgar
Michael Relph:
Ben Miles
John Trevelyan:
Michael Maloney
Dorothy:
Julie Teal
Sylvia Sims:
Sarah Ridgeway
Alexander Walker:
Charlie Clements
Leo Abse MP/Trailer Announcer:
Simon Ludders
Sir Cyril Osborne MP/Earl of Arran/Roy Jenkins MP:
Philip Fox

Genres

Drama on 3

All of the Violence in the World

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Drama ranging over the centuries as three teenagers find themselves unwittingly recruited as foot soldiers in three very different ideological wars. By Jonathan Holloway. Show more

Contributors

Hilda/Ilda/Hibat Allah:
Ayesha Antoine
Mikkel/Michel/Mykal:
Jerome Holder
Andreas/Andre/Amir:
Daniel Ezra
The Teacher:
Nicholas Woodeson
The Proselyte:
Charlie Clements
Producer:
Toby Swift
Director:
Toby Swift

Genres

Formats

Drama on 3

Fear and Loathing in Russia Today

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Radio 3 puts a spotlight on the best of Russian contemporary playwriting by producing three specially commissioned short plays written by young playwrights working in Russia today. Show more

Tommies

21 June 1917

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Mickey is summoned to deal with the problem of remotely controlled German boats packed with explosives. The solution coincides with a crisis in his personal life. Show more

Contributors

Captain Mickey Bliss:
Lee Ross
Commentator:
Indira Varma
Commodore Marcus Rochester:
Philip Fox
Lieutenant Mackenzie Warrender:
David Sturzaker
Jack Bliss:
Antonio Aakeel
Major Teddy Graham:
Simon Ludders
Chief Petty Officer Evans:
Samuel James
Seaman Keaton:
Charlie Clements
Lieutenant Commander Jackson-Cooper:
Robert Blythe
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter

Genres

Brand

Tommies

Tommies

14 June 1917

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Drama tracing one real day in the Great War. After the victory at Messines, are the Allies ready for the challenge of Ypres? From September 2017. Show more

Contributors

2nd Lieutenant Isambard Mortimer:
Samuel James
2nd Lieutenant Marc Mortimer:
Tom Forrister
Commentator:
Indira Varma
2nd Lieutenant Pirimi Pohe:
Tyler Read
MG Officer:
David Sturzaker
William Crean:
Harry McEntire
Timothy Spindlow:
Charlie Clements
Sergeant Reginald Bettsworth:
Simon Ludders
Captain MacNaughton:
Emilio Doorgasingh
Producer:
David Hunter
Director:
David Hunter

Brand

Tommies

That Was Then

Episode 6

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. She finds Roz, and an offer of safety. Or is it? Show more

That Was Then

Episode 7

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Now there are two men following her. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 8

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Her old tapes are revealing new lies. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 9

Duration: 14 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. A visit to Phoebe turns murderous. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Now her housemates reveal The Deal. Show more

That Was Then

Episode 11

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anna sends you her secret recordings, in this phone-based thriller. Held at knifepoint - will the truth set her free? Show more