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Home Front

9 June 1915 - Thornton Tulliver

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Thornton can charm the birds out of the trees, and the money out of Canadian pockets. Show more

Contributors

Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Drunk man:
Mark Edel-Hunt

Home Front

19 June 1915 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Sergeant Harris has awkward news to break to the Wilsons. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Connie Cavendish:
Natasha Raphael
Grace Cavendish:
Chloe Raphael
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies

Home Front

13 October 1915 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

Kitty is shocked to discover a whole world she knew nothing about. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 37: 12-16 October 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 covering a week when the dead seem more present than ever. Show more

Home Front

19 October 1915 - Lilian Frost

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Russia and Italy declare war on Bulgaria, and Lilian Frost tries to make amends. Show more

Contributors

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 38: 19-23 October 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Omnibus edition of Home Front, the epic drama series set in Great War Britain, over a week when crises lead to drastic actions. Show more

Home Front

16 September 1915 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

A letter from Marion and the bairns sets Kitty's heart racing. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 33: 14-18 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 sees a week of evasions, diversions and new arrivals. Show more

New Tricks

Series 5

Episode 1: Spare Parts

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Crime drama series about a team of ex-cops investigating unsolved cases. The team uncover an organ donor racket when they look into the murder of a wealthy businessman. Show more

Contributors

Brian Lane:
Alun Armstrong
Jack Halford:
James Bolam
Sandra Pullman:
Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing:
Dennis Waterman
D A C Strickland:
Anthony Calf
Esther Lane:
Susan Jameson
Ricky Hanson:
David Troughton
Charles Preston:
Paul Antony-Barber
Sam Tallis:
Ian Bartholomew
Carrie Soper:
Camille Coduri
Piers Wheeler:
Bruce Alexander
Ian Figgis:
James Fox
Dr Julian Capshaw:
Nicholas Pritchard
Jonathan Iley:
James Clyde
Tara Pride:
Rachel Davies
Stephen Davis:
Julian Rivett
Emily Driscoll:
Hannah Waterman
Richard Manning:
David Bark-Jones
James Blake:
John Warnaby
Bob Shelford:
Andy Linden
Director:
Martyn Friend
Ronnie Ross:
Keith Barron

Duration: 44 minutes

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

The immortal wanderer William Palmer has to fight the malevolent Mr Speed for a stolen midsummer bride. Starring Paul Hilton. Show more

Home Front

From 14 August to 18 August 1917

Duration: 1 hour

The week in August 1917 when poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon met in Craiglockhart Hospital. From August 2017. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

From 18 September to 22 September 1917

Duration: 1 hour

Epic drama series set in the Britain of the Great War. The week in 1917 when free treatment was recommended for all invalided soldiers. From September 2017. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims

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

2 December 1914 - Kitty Lumley

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

No news is good news, but for Kitty, good news is devastating. Show more

Home Front

25 September 1918 - Isabel Summer

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, railway workers around Britain ended their strike after the government brought in military assistance, and in Folkestone, Isabel returns in a defiant mood. 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

Available for years

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

Home Front

4 August 1917 - Hilary Pearce

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, there was a service on the Leas in Folkestone to mark the third anniversary of the outbreak of war. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Solly Joseph:
Stephen Critchlow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

28 August 1917 - Jessie Moore

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, severe gales across the country uprooted trees and damaged crops, while in Folkestone, Jessie's mood is bleak. Show more

Contributors

Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els

Home Front

4 September 1917 - Maisie Harris

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, pacifist Edmund Morel was sent to Pentonville prison for six months, and in Folkestone, Maisie Harris is fearful about the war coming home. Show more

Contributors

Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 27: 15-19 June 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The Graham household is in chaos and not expecting visitors. Show more

Contributors

Connie Cavendish:
Natasha Raphael
Grace Cavendish:
Chloe Raphael
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Lorna Hogg:
Judy Emmet
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Ivy Layton:
Leah Brotherhead
Adeline Lumley:
Anastasia Hille
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Melvin Manners:
David Acton
Eric Morton:
Ian Conningham
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Beau Tilley:
Stephen Critchlow
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook

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