25-29 August 1914

With the first war-wounded arriving home through Folkestone, the locals attempt to boost morale with a fundraising event.

Written by: Shaun McKenna
Consultant Historian: Professor Maggie Andrews
Music: Matthew Strachan
Directed and produced by: Lucy Collingwood
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole.

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Sat 22 Nov 2014 03:00


Role Contributor
NormanSean Baker
IsabelKeely Beresford
GabrielMichael Bertenshaw
MickeyReece Buttery
HilaryCraige Els
SylviaDeborah Findlay
ForresterNigel Hastings
JessieLucy Hutchinson
KittyAmi Metcalf
AdamLeo Montague
RalphNicholas Murchie
AlbertHarry Myers
Belgian womanLorna Nickson-Brown
DorotheaRachel Shelley
MariekeOlivia Ross
FlorrieClaire Rushbrook
OfficerMatthew Watson
IvyLizzy Watts
WriterShaun McKenna
DirectorLucy Collingwood
ProducerLucy Collingwood

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