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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

SECRET SHAKESPEARE
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?

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Credits

Role Contributor
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
Writer Katie Hims
Director Jessica Dromgoole

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The Characters

The Characters

Set in Folkestone, Tyneside and Devon, meet the characters of Home Front.

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