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Home Front

29 June 1918 - Cathy Lawrence

Duration: 11 minutes

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

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On this day in 1918, an open-air meeting of the Workers Union was held in Okehampton, and elsewhere on Dartmoor, Cathy finds an unexpected comrade at Hexworthy Bridge. Show more

Contributors

Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

24 July 1918 - Cathy Lawrence

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

Cathy Lawrence. On this day in 1918, the Times reported a decline in pauperism of nearly 10 per cent over the year, while on Dartmoor, Cathy Lawrence has nothing left. Show more

Contributors

Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Stallholder:
Ryan Early
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Mr Buckle:
Sean Murray
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 109: 23-27 July 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic war drama set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when an outbreak of flu was reported at a PoW camp in Bramley, affecting a third of the 3,000 prisoners. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Mr Buckle:
Sean Murray
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Stallholder:
Ryan Early
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Connie Cavendish:
Darcy Brown
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Writer:
Katie Hims

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Duration: 44 minutes

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

Available for years

It is hard for Gemma to form new relationships when she has to reveal that she chose to leave her two young children. Katherine Jakeways' play about a woman who breaks the rules. Show more

Home Front

22 June 1918 - Cathy Lawrence

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, Totnes announced that the town had raised £24,000 in War Weapons Week, but not everyone in Devon is so supportive. Show more

Contributors

Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Gert Batley:
Maggie Steed
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh

Home Front

7 August 1918 - Effie Taverner

Duration: 11 minutes

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

Available for years

On this day in 1918, farmers were encouraged to apply for soldiers to help with the harvest, and on Halecot Farm, Effie resolves their labour problems. Show more

Contributors

Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Mrs Beast:
Kerry Gooderson
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 111: 6-10 August 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Epic war drama set in the week when thousands of soldiers were given agricultural furlough to help with the harvest. Show more

Contributors

Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Mrs Beast:
Kerry Gooderson
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Miss Millard:
Emma Handy
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Betty Newcombe:
Annie McKenzie
Charles Summer:
Rufus Wright
Lionel Summer:
Geoffrey Palmer
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Alexander Gidley:
Matthew Beard
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Musician:
Susie Riddell
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 104: 18-22 June 1918 (Season 14 start)

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Set in Devon in 1918, in the week that Viscount Grey published a pamphlet supporting President Wilson's proposal to establish a League of Nations. Show more

Contributors

Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Betty Newcombe:
Annie McKenzie
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Clarence Ogden:
David Sterne
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Gert Batley:
Maggie Steed
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 105: 25-29 June 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Available for years

Set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when the War Office called for 10,000 wounded, unfit and older men to help with the looming harvest. Show more

Contributors

Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Arthur Hurst:
Mark Heap
Betty Newcombe:
Annie McKenzie
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres