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Home Front

5 May 1917 - Cynthia Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, Russian anti-war protests were reported in Britain as 'some trouble caused by soldiers and workmen', while at St Stephen's, the repairs are nearly complete. Show more

Contributors

Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Milly Manchester:
Annette Badland
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Ruby Tulliver:
Katie Redford
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

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

19 May 1917 - Noah Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a roundup of Jewish tailors in East London resulted in several men being charged as absentees, and in Folkestone, Noah Hamilton is tempted to disappear. Show more

Contributors

Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Mildred Manchester:
Annette Badland
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Alfred Vane:
Charlie Clements
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

15 Minute Drama

Writing the Century: The Secret

Episode 1: Innocence

Duration: 15 minutes

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

It is 1911, and five-year-old Muriel begins to question her mother's night-time absences. Show more

Home Front

27 April 1917 - Hilary Pearce

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a Liverpool captain was sentenced to nearly two years in prison for helping people avoid conscription, while in Folkestone, Hilary gets his call up papers. Show more

Contributors

Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ruby Pearce:
Katie Redford
Prudence Clark:
Susie Riddell
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Lilian Frost:
Alex Tregear

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 73: 24-28 April 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The second omnibus of Season 10, Our Daily Bread, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when the Food Controller's Wheat, Rye and Rice Restriction Order came into effect. Show more

Contributors

Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Lilian Frost:
Alex Tregear
Hilda Moore:
Bella Hamblin
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
David Railton:
Finlay Robertson
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Ruby Pearce:
Katie Redford
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Todd Merman:
Luke Newberry
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Ernie Moore:
Sean Connolly
Prudence Clark:
Susie Riddell
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Peter Lumley:
Bea White

Genres

Tsar

The Shield and the Sword

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Mike Walker's epic chronicle of the Russian Tsars concludes with the story of Vladimir Putin, who has ruled Russia for almost 18 years. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Series

Tsar

Drama

Hidden Harm

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Natalie Mitchell. Sam uses an old cassette recorder to make a mix tape but soon the recordings reveal a family driven apart by resentment and alcohol. Starring Tom Brooke. Show more

Tsar

Boris Godunov: Ghosts

Duration: 1 hour

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

Mike Walker's epic chronicle of the Russian Tsars looks at the Time of Troubles and the reign of Boris Godunov. With Shaun Dooley. Show more

Contributors

Boris Godunov:
Shaun Dooley
Feodor Romanov:
Jason Barnett
Vasily Shuisky:
Sean Baker
Feodor I:
Tom Forrister
Jerome Horsey:
James Lailey
Dmitri Ivanovich:
Finn Monteath
Andrei:
Tom Taylor

Brand

Tsar

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 72: 17-21 April 1917 (Season 10 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The first omnibus of Season 10, Our Daily Bread, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when the Chinese Labour Corps set up camp in Folkestone. Show more

Contributors

Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Lilian Pemble:
Alex Tregear
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Mathieu Winwood:
Bea Riddell
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Tang Chi-chang:
David Tse
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
William Stokes:
James Lailey
Constance Peel:
Jane Slavin
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Mrs Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Florence Rumsey:
Sarah Ridgeway
Cristine de Groot:
Ysabelle Cooper
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Pauline's boredom with Michael has caused her to look further afield for love. Stars Julianna Jennings and Tom Forrister. Show more

Home Front

24 May 1917 - Jessie Moore

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the manager of the Savoy ordered 10,000 plates to be destroyed after a guest noticed they were German-made, and Folkestone celebrates Empire Day. Show more

Contributors

Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Mayor Stephen Penfold:
John Woodvine
Todd Merman:
Luke Newberry
Rob MacDonald:
Finlay Robertson
Ernie Moore:
Sean Connolly
Hilda Moore:
Bella Hamblin

Duration: 1 hour

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

The full consequences of the Count's revenge shake Paris. Will anyone be saved? Stars Iain Glen, Toby Jones and Paul Rhys. Show more

Contributors

The Count/Edmond Dantes:
Iain Glen
Younger Haydee:
Amber Rose Revah
Mercedes de Morcerf:
Josette Simon
Fernand, Count de Morcerf:
Zubin Varla
Gerard de Villefort:
Paul Rhys
Heloise de Villefort:
Kate Fleetwood
Abbe Faria:
Richard Johnson
Baron Danglars:
Toby Jones
Hermine Danglars:
Stephanie Racine
Eugenie Danglars:
Eleanor Crooks
Valentine de Villefort:
Lizzy Watts
Edouard de Villefort:
Finn Monteath
Max Morrell:
Adam Nagaitis
Andrea Cavalcanti:
Will Howard
Bertuccio:
Paul Stonehouse
Jacopo:
Joe Sims

Drama

Murdering My Dad

Duration: 45 minutes

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

By Rachel Mathews. Dark comedy about a young girl who decides to kill her dad, exploring the dynamic and sometimes fraught relationship between fathers and adolescent daughters. Show more

Home Front

17 April 1917 - Ralph Winwood (Season 10 start)

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, newspapers reported that food prices had risen 94% since the start of the war, and Ralph Winwood returns from France to a Folkestone he doesn't recognise. Show more

Contributors

Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Tang Chi-chang:
David Tse
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

20 April 1917 - Noah Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a special American service was held at St Paul's Cathedral to mark the US entry into the war, and in Folkestone, Noah Hamilton pursues small acts of resistance Show more

Contributors

Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Mathieu Winwood:
Bea Riddell
Cristine de Groot:
Ysabelle Cooper
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

25 April 1917 - Walter Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, there were protests in Plymouth against the light treatment of conscientious objectors, while in Folkestone, Reverend Hamilton is feeling less lenient. Show more

Contributors

Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
David Railton:
Finlay Robertson
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart

Home Front

11 May 1917 - Cynthia Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, British forces bombed Zeebrugge, loud enough to be heard in Folkestone, and Dorothea and Cynthia swap quiet confidences. Show more

Contributors

Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 75: 8-12 May 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The fourth omnibus of Season 10 is set in the week in 1917 when the Stockholm Conference refused entry to anyone on the side of the German imperialists. Show more

Contributors

Norman Harris:
Norman Baker
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
May Arnold:
Lois Chimimba
Carson Martindale:
Stephen Critchlow
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Forsyth:
John Dougall
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliott
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Reg (singer):
Charles Gibbs
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Switchboard:
Chetna Pandya
Ruby Pearce:
Katie Redford
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Lilian Frost:
Alex Tregear
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar

Genres

Home Front

17 May 1917 - Walter Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, a special thanksgiving service was held at Westminster Cathedral in aid of the Red Cross, and in Folkestone, Walter Hamilton's generosity is stretched. Show more

Contributors

Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole