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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 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

Home Front

19 May 1917 - Noah Hamilton

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 76: 15-19 May 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Set in the week in 1917 when sugar queues were reported in London, with supplies believed to be at their lowest yet. Written by Sarah Daniels. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Mildred Manchester:
Annette Badland
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
May Arnold:
Lois Chimimba
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Alfred Vane:
Charlie Clements
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Mrs Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davies
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Mrs Herrin:
Georgie Glen
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Mabel Thatcher:
Chetna Pandya
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

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 FM

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

Duration: 15 minutes

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

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

Home Front

27 April 1917 - Hilary Pearce

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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

24 May 1917 - Jessie Moore

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 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

Tsar

Boris Godunov: Ghosts

Duration: 1 hour

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

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

15 Minute Drama

The Henry Experiment

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

4 Extra Debut. Anna finds a boy out alone and accompanies him home, but she’s horrified to find he was left on purpose. Stars Emma Fielding. Show more

15 Minute Drama

The Henry Experiment

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anna reports a parenting expert to the police for leaving his son alone and vows to keep an eye on him. Stars Matthew Marsh. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 73: 24-28 April 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 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

Duration: 1 hour

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

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

The Price of Oil

Stand Firm, You Cads!

Duration: 57 minutes

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

In 1951, new Persian PM Mossadegh unilaterally cancelled a 50-year-old oil deal, leading to riots, demonstrations and blockades. A small British expat community struggle to adapt. Show more

Contributors

Prime Minister Mossadegh:
Raad Rawi
Averell Harriman:
Paul Chahidi
Sir Richard Stokes:
Sam Dale
Sir Francis Shepherd:
David Acton
Director:
Nicolas Kent

Genres

15 Minute Drama

The Henry Experiment

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Anna feels sure the professor’s son is being exposed to real danger but she’s beginning to doubt herself. Stars Matthew Marsh. Show more

Drama

Murdering My Dad

Duration: 45 minutes

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

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

Drama

Hidden Harm

Duration: 45 minutes

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

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

The Shield and the Sword

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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

Casualty

Series 30

Episode 25: Fatal Error - Part 1

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Lofty is finally getting the hang of his new role, but could one fatal error make his victory short-lived?

Contributors

Ben 'Lofty' Chiltern:
Lee Mead
Dylan Keogh:
William Beck
Noel Garcia:
Tony Marshall
Zoe Hanna:
Sunetra Sarker
Big Mac:
Charles Dale
Jacob Masters:
Charles Venn
Robyn Miller:
Amanda Henderson
Lily Chao:
Crystal Yu
Louise Tyler:
Azuka Oforka
Max Walker:
Jamie Davis
Connie Beauchamp:
Amanda Mealing
Jack Diamond:
Alistair Brammer
Kylie Baynes:
Nicole Abraham
Gary Rodwell:
Zebb Dempster
Liam Whyte:
Archie Rush
James Whyte:
Finn Monteath
Diane Stuart:
Catherine Skinner
Director:
Steve Brett

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 FM

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