22 August 1916 - Juliet Cavendish
15,000 pilgrims gather at Lourdes to pray for the safe return of their fathers from war, and Juliet finds it hard to reconcile her delight and her fears.
On this day in 1916, 15,000 pilgrims gathered at Lourdes to pray for the safe return of their fathers from war, and Juliet is finding it hard to reconcile her delight and her fears.
Written by Katie Hims
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
A Shakespeare quote is hidden in each Home Front episode that is set in 1916. These were first broadcast in 2016, the 400th anniversary year of the playwright's death. Can you spot them all?
|Juliet Cavendish||Lizzie Bourne|
|Howard Argent||Gunnar Cauthery|
|Hugh Cavendish||Alex Wyndham|
|Reginald Church||John Dougall|
|Marieke Dupont||Olivia Ross|
|Gabriel Graham||Michael Bertenshaw|
|Sylvia Graham||Joanna David|
|Mrs Grimes||Elizabeth Bennett|
|Connie Cavendish||Felix Lailey|
|Grace Cavendish||Grace Doherty|