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Home Front

21 June 1918 - Clarence Ogden

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the National Federation of Women Teachers advised them not to be gulled by promises of bonuses, while in Ashburton, Clarence Ogden leads the school assembly. Show more

Contributors

Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh

Home Front

25 June 1918 - Hector Gidley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the term 'Spanish Influenza' was recorded for the first time, while at Staverley Court, Hector is sick and tired of his son's elusive correspondence. Show more

Contributors

Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

2 July 1918 - Klaus Hofstädter

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the Allied countries launched an intervention into the Russian Civil War, and all is not quiet in Deanscombe Quarry. Show more

Contributors

Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen

Home Front

3 July 1918 - Primrose Holden

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the allied forces reported the successful bombing of the railway line at Mannheim, and in Staverton Station, Primrose Holden has an unwelcome visitor. Show more

Contributors

Primrose Holden:
Jade Matthew
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford

Home Front

10 July 1918 - Ivan Jackson

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, Parliament discussed the glut of rabbits plaguing Devon, and on a train near Princetown, conscientious objector Ivan is taken to be an unwelcome pest. Show more

Contributors

Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Primrose Holden:
Jade Matthew
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Pilgrim by Sebastian Baczkiewicz

Series 4

Tregarrah Head

Duration: 44 minutes

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

by Sebastian Baczkiewicz. Starring Paul Hilton and Rebekah Staton. Pilgrim has to rescue the Old Man of Tregarrah Head from his fate as the changeling baby of devoted parents. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 109: 23-27 July 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic war drama set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when an outbreak of flu was reported at a PoW camp in Bramley, affecting a third of the 3,000 prisoners. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Mr Buckle:
Sean Murray
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Stallholder:
Ryan Early
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Connie Cavendish:
Darcy Brown
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Danger Mouse

Series 1

Episode 16: The Snowman Cometh

First broadcast: on CBBC ChannelLatest broadcast: on CBBC HD

Available for years

Animated series. It's Christmas, and DM and Penfold are tasked with protecting Santa from the villainous clutches of the festive season-destroying Snowman. Show more

Contributors

Actor:
Dave Lamb
Executive Producer:
Bob Higgins
Executive Producer:
Chapman Maddox
Executive Producer:
Sarah Muller

Drama on 3

The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

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

The fragmented life of the surrealist, poet, songwriter and eccentric Ivor Cutler. His admirers included the Beatles, John Peel and Bertrand Russell. With Sandy Grierson as Ivor. Show more

Contributors

Ivor Cutler:
Sandy Grierson
Phyllis King:
Elicia Daly
Director:
Matt Thompson

Genres

Elsinore

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Sebastian Baczkiewicz conjures up a head in a box, judicial murder and political skulduggery in a thrilling prequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet. Set in an alternative 1930s Europe. Show more

Elsinore

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 44 minutes

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

Sebastian Baczkiewicz weaves magic and mystery into the turbulent world of Elsinore when Claudius visits the strange kingdom of Carpathia to find a wife for the man who hates him. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Dark comedy following two psychic exorcists who use supernatural means to get inside people, unburden them of the skeletons in their closet and find their darkest secrets. Show more

Contributors

Genres

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Home Front

23 July 1918 - Emily Colville

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

In Devon, Emily Colville goes to the fair. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Mr Buckle:
Sean Murray
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

30 July 1918 - Ivan Jackson

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, German prisoners were banned from farming alongside the Women's Land Army, and in Devon, Ivan is working closely with Primrose. Show more

Contributors

Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Primrose Holden:
Jade Matthew
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 110: 30 July - 3 August 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic war drama set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when Allied forces arrived in northern Russia to support the White Army. Show more

Contributors

Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Primrose Holden:
Jade Matthew
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Ailsa Goodman:
Emma Handy
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

A scrap dealer dies leaving his kids in serious trouble. Is an old family legacy the answer? Stars Alex Tregear. From 2013. Show more

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Available for years

The Kneebones are in serious financial trouble and Maddy finds a long lost relative with a secret. Stars Alex Tregear. From 2013. Show more

Contributors

Nurse Keith:
Ed Gaughan
Receptionist:
Philippa Stanton