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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 FM

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

War and Peace

Episode 5

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Drama series set in Russia in the early 19th century, based on Tolstoy's novel. Napoleon outrages the Russian emperor by crossing the border and marching his army towards Moscow. Show more

Contributors

Pierre Bezukhov:
Paul Dano
Natasha Rostova:
Lily James
Andrei Bolkonsky:
James Norton
Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky:
Jim Broadbent
Anna Pavlovna Scherer:
Gillian Anderson
Prince Vassily Kuragin:
Stephen Rea
General Mikhail Kutuzov:
Brian Cox
Napoleon Bonaparte:
Mathieu Kassovitz
Boris Drubetskoy:
Aneurin Barnard
Marya Bolkonskaya:
Jessie Buckley
Fedya Dolokhov:
Tom Burke
Count Ilya Rostov:
Adrian Edmondson
Petya Rostov:
Otto Farrant
Bilibin:
Rory Keenan
Tsar Alexander:
Ben Lloyd-Hughes
Sonya Rostova:
Aisling Loftus
Nikolai Rostov:
Jack Lowden
Helene Bezukhova:
Tuppence Middleton
Mademoiselle Bourienne:
Olivia Ross
Countess Natalya Rostova:
Greta Scacchi
Anatole Kuragin:
Callum Turner
Director:
Tom Harper

War and Peace

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Drama series set in Russia in the early 19th century, based on Tolstoy's novel. As Napoleon marches into Moscow, the Rostovs rush to leave the city. Show more

Contributors

Pierre Bezukhov:
Paul Dano
Natasha Rostova:
Lily James
Andrei Bolkonsky:
James Norton
Anna Pavlovna Scherer:
Gillian Anderson
Prince Vassily Kuragin:
Stephen Rea
General Mikhail Kutuzov:
Brian Cox
Napoleon Bonaparte:
Mathieu Kassovitz
Vassily Denisov:
Thomas Arnold
Boris Drubetskoy:
Aneurin Barnard
Marya Bolkonskaya:
Jessie Buckley
Fedya Dolokhov:
Tom Burke
Count Ilya Rostov:
Adrian Edmondson
Petya Rostov:
Otto Farrant
Anna Drubetskaya:
Rebecca Front
Bilibin:
Rory Keenan
Sonya Rostova:
Aisling Loftus
Nikolai Rostov:
Jack Lowden
Helene Bezukhova:
Tuppence Middleton
Platon Karataev:
Adrian Rawlins
Mademoiselle Bourienne:
Olivia Ross
Countess Natalya Rostova:
Greta Scacchi
Director:
Tom Harper

Home Front

9 September 1915 - Juliet Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

When Juliet Argent sees her good friend Dorothea struggling to cope with impending motherhood, she has a brilliant idea. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 32: 7-11 September 1915 (Season 5 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The first omnibus edition of Season 5 of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain and the population is beginning to open up to thoughts of the hereafter. Show more

Home Front

25 August 1914 - Isabel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

After the influx of refugees from Belgium, initiatives are afoot at St Jude's to help. Show more

Home Front

28 August 1914 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Britain is victorious in its first naval battle, and in Folkestone, there are tears at the vicarage. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 8: 22-26 September 1914

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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Well-known suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst visits Folkestone, and on the Leas an amicable alliance is reached. With Keely Beresford, Michael Bertenshaw, Sean Connolly. Show more

Home Front

25 September 1914 - Dorothea Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Well-known suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst arrives in Folkestone to address a meeting, and there is unrest at the vicarage. Show more

Contributors

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 24: 25-29 May 1915 (Season 4 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The first omnibus edition of Season 4 of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain. The Canadians have arrived in Folkestone, and so have the profiteers. Show more

Contributors

Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Howard Argent:
Toby Jones
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Bob Welsh:
Nathan Nolan
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Archie Tulliver:
Arthur Hughes
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
CJ Croucher:
Ian Masters
Post Office Clerk:
Sam Valentine
Paperboy:
Felix Lailey

Genres

Home Front

7 August 1917 - Howard Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the dramatist Basil Hood died, having suffered from nervous exhaustion, and Captain Lumley returns to Folkestone a more fragile man. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Mathieu Argent:
Bea White
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

14 August 1917 - Howard Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Pope Benedict XV issued a Peace Note to the warring nations, and in Folkestone, Howard Argent plays mediator. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Phillip Sassoon:
Luke Newberry
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

5 September 1917 - Howard Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, headlines were dominated by news of the air raids on Chatham and Dover, and in Folkestone, Dr Argent is treating traumatised soldiers. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

11 September 1917 - Howard Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Lt Douglas Malcolm was acquitted of murdering his wife's Russian lover, despite having shot him, and in Folkestone, Howard's day is brighter than usual. Show more

Contributors

Dr Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 81: 7-11 August 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The second omnibus of Season 11, Broken and Mad, set in the week, in 1917, when many in Folkestone watched 40 British planes encircle enemy aircraft over the channel. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absolom
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Mathieu Argent:
Bea White
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
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
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
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

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 82: 14-18 August 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The third omnibus of Season 11, Broken and Mad, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon met in Craiglockhart Hospital. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Phillip Sassoon:
Luke Newberry
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
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Anna White:
Ellie Piercy
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Harry Pankhurst:
Sean Murray
Major Love:
Simon Ludders
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Barman:
Philip Fox
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 85: 4-8 September 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The sixth omnibus of Season 11, Broken and Mad, set in the week, in 1917, when the entire French cabinet resigned over widespread army mutinies. Show more

Contributors

Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Phyllis Marshall:
Christine Absalom
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Connie Marshall:
Darcy Brown
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
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Chester Matthews:
Samuel James
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Hugh Cavendish:
Guy Raunchey
Johnnie Marshall:
Paul Ready
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 86: 11-15 September 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The seventh omnibus of Season 11, Broken and Mad, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when Kerensky's provisional government proclaimed a Russian republic. Show more

Contributors

Ulysses Pilchard:
Khalid Abdalla
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Dr Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Horace Woods:
Luke Newberry
Kathy Marx:
Sarah Ridgeway
Eleanor Tanney:
Sarah Ridgeway
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts

Genres

Home Front

2 May 1917 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the archbishop of Canterbury warned, 'When we come out of this war, we mean to come out with clean hands," while at St Jude's, Ralph is still doing penance. Show more

Contributors

Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Alfred Vane:
Charlie Clements
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

3 May 1917 - Howard Argent

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, ace British pilot Leefe Robinson was captured, and in Folkestone, Howard Argent happily surrenders. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole