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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 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

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Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 79: 5-9 June 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The final omnibus of Season 10 is set in the week in 1917 when the biggest man-made explosion in history removed Messines Ridge. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Norman Harris:
Sean Baker
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Reporter:
John Bowler
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Alfred Norris:
Richard Curnow
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Joan Edkins:
Rachel Davis
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Hilary Pearce:
Craige Els
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Kitty Wilson:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Jane Underdown:
Susan Porrett
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Eleanor Tanney:
Sarah Ridgeway
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Wampach:
Simon Treves
Peter Lumley:
Bea White
Writer:
Katie Hims

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Home Front

4 May 1917 - Nancy Parker

Duration: 12 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the French captured the village of Craonne, the site of a vicious battle, while in Folkestone, Nancy Parker's kitchen is invaded. Show more

Contributors

Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

18 May 1917 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1917, sugar queues were reported in London, with stocks believed to be at their lowest yet, and in Folkestone, Esme's patience is in short supply. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

23 May 1917 - Esme Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1917, dog shows were banned under a new amendment to the Defence of the Realm act, but in Folkestone, the cookery competition yields unexpected results. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Lady Penfold:
Elaine Claxton
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David

Home Front

29 May 1917 - Alice Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1917, the press were allowed to publish the news that Folkestone was the centre of a great air raid, and locally, the first seven funerals for victims took place. Show more

Contributors

Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

9 June 1917 - Ralph Winwood

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1917, the Folkestone Herald reported that shell fragments were being hunted as mementoes, and Ralph has a very early morning visitor. Show more

Contributors

Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Mrs Grimes:
Amelda Brown
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

21 March 1918 - Bill Macknade

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, a convoy of 120 stretcher cases arrived in Folkestone, and Bill Macknade is ready to get back on his feet. Show more

Contributors

Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Jeanie Jones:
Kerry Gooderson
Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 77: 22-26 May 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The sixth omnibus of Season 10, Our Daily Bread, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when Britain suffered its first ever airplane bombing raid. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Evelina White:
Rosie Cavaliero
May Arnold:
Lois Chimimba
Lady Penfold:
Elaine Claxton
Alfred Vane:
Charlie Clements
Ernie Moore:
Sean Connolly
Alice Macknade:
Claire Louise Cordwell
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Hilda Moore:
Bella Hamblin
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Maisie Harris:
Cassie Layton
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Noah Hamilton:
Finn Monteath
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Olive Hargreaves:
Rhiannon Neads
Claude Crombie:
Luke Newberry
Todd Merman:
Luke Newberry
Switchboard:
Chetna Pandya
Eric Morton:
Paul Rainbow
Rob MacDonald:
Finlay Robertson
Reg Roach:
Arthur Smith
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Maggie Macknade:
Hollie Thoupos
Edna Harris:
Lara West
Nancy Parker:
Jane Whittenshaw
Mayor Stephen Penfold:
John Woodvine
Cynthia Hamilton:
Fenella Woolgar

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Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 78: 29 May - 2 June 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

The seventh omnibus of Season 10, Our Daily Bread, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1917, when the death toll from the Folkestone air raid reached 72. Show more

Contributors

Esme Macknade:
Katie Angelou
Mildred Manchester:
Annette Badland
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Mrs Riley:
Lois Chimimba
Cristine de Groot:
Ysabelle Cooper
Alice Macknade:
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Bill Macknade:
Ben Crowe
Archbishop:
Richard Curnow
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Forsyth:
John Dougall
Oscar Hendrickx:
Pierre Elliot
Albert Wilson:
Jamie Foreman
Dicky Manchester:
Roy Hudd
Jessie Moore:
Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson:
Billy Kennedy
Walter Hamilton:
Joseph Kloska
Anna White:
Amelia Lowdell
Dorothea Winwood:
Rachel Shelley
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Ralph Winwood:
Nicholas Murchie
Ruby Tulliver:
Katie Redford
Florrie Wilson:
Claire Rushbrook
Sir Thomas Devitt:
David Sterne
Alec Poole:
Tom Stuart
Dennis Monk:
Sam Swann
Ivy Layton:
Lizzy Watts
Mayor Penfold:
John Woodvine
Writer:
Katie Hims
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 76: 15-19 May 1917

Duration: 58 minutes

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

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