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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

Home Front

4 December 1914 - Jessie Moore

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

In a town where recruitment is in the air, Jessie is determined to do her bit for the war effort, but she cannot seem to find anything to do. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 10: 1-5 December 1914 (Season 2 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic drama series set in Great War Britain. In the first Season 2 omnibus, everyone is looking to do their bit for the war effort. Show more

Dani's Castle

Series 3

Episode 3: The Dead Headz

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 3 months

Comedy series. A new ghost decides that the best way to introduce herself to the Bogmoor gang is to invite a ghost punk band to perform at the recording studio. Show more

Dani's Castle

Series 3

Episode 5: Truth or Scare

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 3 months

Comedy series. Clare tries to help her best friend Kait get over her split with Rich by suggesting a good old-fashioned girl's sleepover. Show more

Dani's Castle

Series 3

Episode 4: That Sinking Feeling

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 3 months

Comedy series. Gabe and Leonie meet a ghost from the Titanic. They explain what happened to the ship, with disastrous consequences. Show more

Dani's Castle

Series 3

Episode 6: Ghost Swappers

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for 3 months

Comedy series. Dylan discovers a strange-looking clock which causes the ghosts to become human and the humans to become ghosts. Show more

Home Front

2 August 1917 - Jessie Moore

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 heaviest rainfall in 30 years fell on Passchendaele, and in Folkestone, Jessie lives under a cloud. Show more

Contributors

Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Ernie Moore:
Sean Connolly
Hilda Moore:
Bella Hamblin
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Mrs Fryer:
Debbie Korley
Ralph Winwood:
Nick Murchie
Harry Tate:
Philip Fox
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

3 August 1917 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, copies of Sylvia Pankhurst's Dreadnought were seized in a raid, and in Folkestone, Kitty discovers a vital clue. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Biago Rossi:
Philip Fox
Caroline:
Debbie Korley
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Writer:
Katie Hims

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

24 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, Italian troops took Mount Santo from the Austro-Hungarian forces, while in Folkestone, Dennis gives his advice away freely. Show more

Contributors

Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Horace Woods:
Luke Newberry
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

28 August 1917 - Jessie Moore

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, severe gales across the country uprooted trees and damaged crops, while in Folkestone, Jessie's mood is bleak. Show more

Contributors

Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els

Home Front

2 October 1914 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Adam finally tells the whole truth, as all Reverend Winwood's chickens come home to roost. Show more

Home Front

23 September 1914 - Ottoline Lambert

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

In Folkestone, the search for a comfortable home for two Belgian refugees continues. Show more

Home Front

17 September 1914 - Gabriel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Councillor Graham sees a new side to Folkestone. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 7: 15-19 September 1914

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Folkestone honours its dead, and our characters' worlds all seem up-ended. With Katie Angelou, Michael Bertenshaw, Keely Beresford. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 3: Foundationers

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Boarding school offers an escape from Muriel's mother's 'wild moods and secrets'. Show more

Home Front

9 July 1915 - Mickey Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The day that Mickey Macknade put away childish things and grew up. Show more

Contributors

Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick

Home Front

18 August 1916 - Johnnie Marshall

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

A clergyman's daughter is fined for sending photographs of German POW's to a newspaper, and in Folkestone, British intelligence agencies compete for position. Show more

Contributors

Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Mansfield Cumming:
Brian Protheroe
Cecil Cameron:
Justin Salinger
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Ethel Johnson:
Nicola Ferguson
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 57: 15-19 August 1916

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

In the week, in 1916, when the king praised the 'cheerful confidence' of the troops in France, courage and hope are hard-won in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Jean Harris:
Eliza Bennett
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Argent:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ethel Johnson:
Nicola Ferguson
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Olly Flowers:
Eviee Lavery
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Carlton:
Nathan Nolan
Mary Mote:
Kirsty Oswald
Mansfield Cumming:
Brian Protheroe
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Cecil Cameron:
Justin Salinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Writer:
Katie Hims

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