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Home Front

8 July 1915 - Mervyn Harris

Duration: 12 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

When Mervyn returns home on leave, only Maisie is unchanged by the war, for better or worse. Show more

Contributors

Mervyn Harris:
Tom Whitelock
Maisie Plackett:
Cassie Layton
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Eric Morton:
Ian Conningham
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Inspector Forrester:
Nigel Hastings

Home Front

9 July 1915 - Mickey Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

The day that Mickey Macknade put away childish things and grew up. Show more

Contributors

Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick

Home Front

6 October 1915 - Gabriel Graham

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Gabriel begins to suspect Dolly Clout may not be the real thing. Show more

Home Front

5 October 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Roy takes a surprising step to avoid being identified as a deserter. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 36: 5-9 October 1915

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. Individual losses and grief increasingly fuel an interest in spiritualism. Show more

Home Front

20 October 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Germany announces an assault on Riga, and Alice Macknade reluctantly hosts a dinner party as her patience with cousin Pearl is sorely tested. Show more

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

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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

28 October 1915 - Roy Lavoie

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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A Dutch ship founders off Folkestone, and Private Lavoie sees an opportunity to escape court martial. Show more

Home Front

8 September 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Alice Macknade has to say farewell to the love of her life as he heads off to war, just months after saying the same to her husband. Show more

Home Front

10 September 1915 - Maggie Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Maggie Macknade is the only person in her household who seems to understand the dangers of harbouring a deserter. 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 Extra

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

15 September 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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Alice and Roy try to evade the inevitable in the hope Roy can escape transfer to France, or even court martial. 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

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Omnibus edition of the epic drama series set in Great War Britain sees a week of evasions, diversions and new arrivals. Show more

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 29: 29 June to 3 July 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Canadian troops celebrate their Dominion Day, and a long-awaited reunion is planned. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Toby Jones
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Dolly Clout:
Elaine Claxton
Hotel Guest:
Jessica Turner
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham:
Barbara Flynn
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Private Greg:
Jude Akuwidike
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann
Dieter Lippke:
Felix Auer
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Carson Martindale:
Stephen Critchlow
Canadian Soldier 1:
Nathan Nolan
Canadian Soldier 2:
Owen Clark
Canadian Soldier 3:
Stephen Critchlow
Canadian Soldier 4:
David Hounslow
Toby Speedwell:
Joe Bannister
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Tom Wright:
Clive Hayward

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Home Front

17 June 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Despite trouble at home, Alice is swept off her feet at work. Show more

Contributors

Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann

Home Front

1 July 1915 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

In Folkestone, the Dominion Day celebrations are infectious. Show more

Contributors

Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Canadian Soldier 1:
Nathan Nolan
Canadian Soldier 2:
Owen Clark
Canadian Soldier 3:
Stephen Critchlow
Canadian Soldier 4:
David Hounslow

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 30: 6-10 July 1915

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Soldiers home on leave find it a very different place to the one they thought they were fighting for. Show more

Contributors

Howard Argent:
Toby Jones
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Marieke Dupont:
Olivia Ross
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Muriel Grainger:
Hannah Tointon
Mervyn Harris:
Tom Whitelock
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Josiah King:
Daniel Kendrick
Roy Lavoie:
Tim Beckmann
Adeline Lumley:
Anastasia Hille
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel McCormack
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Mickey Macknade:
Reece Buttery
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Maisie Plackett:
Cassie Layton
Toby Speedwell:
Joe Bannister
Thornton Tulliver:
Nigel Harman
Adam Wilson:
Leo Montague
Albert Wilson:
Harry Myers
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Inspector Forrester:
Nigel Hastings
Eric Morton:
Ian Conningham

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