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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

1 December 1914 - Sylvia Graham (Season 2 start)

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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The Graham household prepares for an arrival. 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

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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 - Omnibus

Episode 79: 5-9 June 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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The final omnibus of Season 10 is set in the week in 1917 when the biggest man-made explosion in history removed Messines Ridge. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Reporter:
John Bowler
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Alfred Norris:
Richard Curnow
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davis
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Kitty Wilson:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Jane Underdown:
Susan Porrett
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Eleanor Tanney:
Sarah Ridgeway
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Wampach:
Simon Treves
Peter Lumley:
Bea White
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Home Front

26 September 1918 - Phyllis Marshall

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1918, the Allies launched a concluding offensive on Meuse-Argonne and somewhere in the North Downs, Phyllis and Johnnie are still quite far from Folkestone. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 112: 24-28 September 1918 (Season 15 start)

Duration: 57 minutes

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

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The first omnibus of Season 15, Onward, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when the Allies launched their final, and decisive campaign on the Western Front. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Halfway Here

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

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Luke and Nettie are 15-year-old twins in a normally dysfunctional family. When something happens to Nettie, it becomes clear that no-one knew much about her. Show more

Bleak House

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

Andrew Davies' adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. Esther is shattered by Lady Dedlock's revelation. Tulkinghorn issues Lady Dedlock with a terrible ultimatum. Show more

Contributors

Lady Dedlock:
Gillian Anderson
Esther Summerson:
Anna Maxwell Martin
Ada Clare:
Carey Mulligan
Boythorn:
Warren Clarke
John Jarndyce:
Denis Lawson
Mr Grubble:
Patrick Monckton
Richard Carstone:
Patrick Kennedy
Harold Skimpole:
Nathaniel Parker
Smallweed:
Philip Davis
Miss Flite:
Pauline Collins
Charley Neckett:
Katie Angelou
Mr Vholes:
Dermot Crowley
Mr Tulkinghorn:
Charles Dance
Chancellor:
Ian Richardson
Mr Brownlow:
Alistair McGowan
Mr Tangle:
Sevan Stephan
Sir Leicester:
Timothy West

Home Front

23 September 1915 - Juliet Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Juliet Argent makes an undercover visit. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 34: 21-25 September 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 over a week when Folkestone seems to be poisoned by the war. Show more

Home Front

28 September 1915 - Adeline Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Mrs Crayford claims she can communicate with the dead, but cannot seem to get through to Adeline. Show more

Home Front

2 October 1915 - Juliet Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Juliet's secret is growing out of control. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 35: 28 September - 2 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain covering a week that the Wilson family could never have dreamed of. Show more

Home Front

30 June 1915 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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The Grahams have a plan to match-make Toby with their recently bereaved daughter, Juliet. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Toby Speedwell:
Joe Bannister
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 29: 29 June to 3 July 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Canadian troops celebrate their Dominion Day, and a long-awaited reunion is planned. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Toby Jones
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Hotel Guest:
Jessica Turner
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Private Greg:
Jude Akuwidike
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann
Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Carson Martindale:
Stephen Critchlow
Canadian Soldier 1:
Nathan Nolan
Canadian Soldier 2:
Owen Clark
Canadian Soldier 3:
Stephen Critchlow
Canadian Soldier 4:
David Hounslow
Toby Speedwell:
Joe Bannister
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Tom Wright:
Clive Hayward

Genres

15 Minute Drama

Halfway Here

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

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Luke is desperate to communicate with his comatose twin sister somehow. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Halfway Here

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

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

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Nettie is still being kept on life support as her pregnancy continues. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Halfway Here

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

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Luke's dark night of the soul is over. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Halfway Here

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

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Nettie's mum and dad wait by her hospital bed to see if she will come round after her accident, and Luke tries to find out who has been making her so unhappy. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Halfway Here

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

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Ailsa is struggling to accept that her daughter will never recover. Show more