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Home Front

5 December 1914 - Joe Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Joe Macknade dearly wants to enlist, but is it for glory, or to escape home? 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

Home Front

8 August 1917 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, at the Conference of Modern Churchmen, Canon Glazebrook described socialism as sharing Christian virtues. In Folkestone, Alice feels less than charitable. Show more

Contributors

Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

30 September 1914 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Alice is released from prison, but really does not want to go home. Show more

Home Front

3 October 1914 - Florrie Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

In the final episode of Season 1, the Wilson family wave Victor off to war. Another lost boy. Show more

Home Front

9 July 1915 - Mickey Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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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

17 July 1915 - Thornton Tulliver

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Closing episode of Season Four of the drama series set in Great War Britain. Expect fireworks at the grand opening of Hilary's latest venture. Show more

Contributors

Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Tom Wright:
Clive Hayward
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead

Home Front

30 December 1914 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Esme desperately needs a friend, and finds one in an unexpected place. Show more

Home Front

30 August 1916 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Turkey declares war on Rumania and Russia, and a new arrival at the Grahams' fractures Esme's peace of mind. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David

Home Front

3 June 1915 - Florrie Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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A succession of visitors to the Wilson household can't tempt Florrie out of doors. Show more

Contributors

Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Hilda Moore:
Bella Hamblin
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 25: 1-5 June 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain. Folkestone is making the most of the influx of Canadian troops. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Toby Jones
Private Best:
Sam Valentine
Private Campbell:
Sam Valentine
Connie Cavendish:
Natasha Raphael
Grace Cavendish:
Chloe Raphael
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Cyril Lauter:
Jude Akuwudike
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Hilda Moore:
Bella Hamblin
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Pilgrim:
Paul Hilton
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 12: 15-19 December 1914

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

A spirit of generosity and recklessness fills the air as all Folkestone is encouraged to give itself to the war. With Craige Els, Will Howard. Show more

Home Front

19 December 1914 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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A surprise turn of events in the Macknade household heralds a change in their fortunes. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 9: 29 September - 3 October 1914

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The end of the beginning, perhaps, but a long long way from the end. With Katie Angelou, Keely Beresford, Michael Bertenshaw. Show more

Drama

The Unforgiven

08/03/2018

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Mel Silver, a fearless 20-year-old cop, is at the centre of the case of her life. Now, with only two days to find the victim alive, she is determined to push the case on herself. Show more

Contributors

Mel Silver:
Claire Goose
Grace Foley:
Sue Johnston
Frankie Wharton:
Holly Aird
Spencer Jordan:
Wil Johnson
Astrid Klein:
Frances Barber
Kate Foley:
Kerry Gooderson
Clive Bristow:
Simon Shepherd
Roz Coolridge:
Amber Aga
Reporter:
Ryan Early

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 59: 29 August - 2 September 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 Battle of Verdun finally came to a close, emotions are volatile in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Briggs:
Adie Allen
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Roland Pemble:
Jack Holden
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
William Hall:
James Lailey
Elizabeth Chance:
Kika Markham
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Bentley Graham:
Matthew Needham
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Frank Smith:
Paul Rider
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Lilian Pemble:
Alex Tregear
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham

Genres

Bodyguard

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama series. As the terrorist threat increases, PS David Budd strives to prevent the home secretary Julia Montague from falling victim to an assassination plot. Show more

Drama

The Gift

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Vickie Donoghue. Carol is good at looking after vulnerable young mothers but she is knocked off balance when Hayley turns up on her doorstep with a newborn baby. Show more

Drama

Jailbird Lover

Duration: 45 minutes

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

Comedy by Craig Hawes. Lonely bachelor Gwilym fulfils his relationship needs by writing to long-term women prisoners who he will never have to meet. Until one of them turns up. Show more

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Genres

Brand

Drama

Bodyguard

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Drama series. Home secretary Julia Montague's controversial policies make her a terrorist target and test the loyalty of specialist protection officer David Budd. Show more