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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

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Home Front

2 June 1917 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1917, Canadian flying ace Billy Bishop shot down three German planes on a solo flight behind enemy lines, and in Folkestone, Dorothea is on a mission for the truth. Show more

Contributors

Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Mildred Manchester:
Annette Badland
Ruby Tulliver:
Katie Redford
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Archbishop:
Richard Curnow
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

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

3 December 1914 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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All is not well in the Winwood household, but Ralph cannot fathom why. 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

Duration: 1 hour, 19 minutes

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

British horror movie. A chilling malevolence afflicts a New Year's house party in the country for two families with young children, unleashing violence. Eva Birthistle stars. Show more

Home Front

1 August 1917 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1917, Pope Benedict XV issued his Peace Note, describing the war as driven by a universal madness, and in Folkestone, Dorothea experiences a private sadness. Show more

Contributors

Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

9 August 1917 - Alec Poole

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1917, The Times described German coverage of Passchendaele as 'press hysterics'. In Folkestone, Reverend Winwood soothes Alec Poole. Show more

Contributors

Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

15 August 1917 - Juliet Cavendish

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1917, an increase in wages for women munitions workers was introduced, and Juliet Cavendish finds her working conditions oppressive. Show more

Contributors

Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Connie Marshall:
Darcy Brown
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

1 October 1914 - Isabel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Dorothea and Sylvia start to act entirely out of character. Isabel has trouble understanding anyone's behaviour. Show more

Home Front

16 September 1914 - Victor Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Lieutenant Lumley is a man with a plan. Show more

Home Front

2 October 1914 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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

Home Front

24 September 1914 - Sylvia Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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In the Graham household, there is a speech to prepare. Show more

Home Front

18 September 1914 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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A momentous day for the Winwood household. Ralph has something very important to tell Dorothea. Show more

Home Front

19 September 1914 - Kitty Wilson

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Parenthood, marriage and death all feature in Kitty's day, and none of them straightforward. 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

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

Home Front

10 July 1915 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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Reverend Winwood finds ministering to a diverse flock of parishioners far easier than to his own household. Show more

Contributors

Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Howard Argent:
Toby Jones
Mervyn Harris:
Tom Whitelock
Maisie Plackett:
Cassie Layton
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne

Home Front

11 August 1916 - Juliet Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

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Italy drives Germany back nine miles from Gorizia with 32,000 losses, and Juliet Argent faces losing her husband. Show more

Contributors

Juliet Argent:
Lizzie Bourne
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 56: 8-12 August 1916 (Season 8 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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In the week in 1916 when the film The Battle of the Somme set box offices records for British cinema, extraordinary good fortune disrupts the lives of the Graham household. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Edie Chadwick:
Kathryn Beaumont
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Argent:
Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Fredo Franzoni:
Giovanni del Vecchio
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Marion Wardle:
Laura Elphinstone
Connie Cavendish:
Felix Lailey
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Hugh Cavendish:
Alex Wyndham

Genres

Home Front

15 August 1916 - Florrie Wilson

Duration: 1 hour

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

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The King praises the 'spirit of cheerful confidence' he found amongst the troops in France, while in Folkestone, optimism eludes Florrie Wilson. Show more

Contributors

Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Albert Wilson:
Lee Ross
Olly Flowers:
Eviee Lavery
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Mary Mote:
Kirsty Oswald
Writer:
Katie Hims