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26 August 1916 - Johnnie Marshall

On this day in 1916, the British took 200 yards of German trenches near Bazentin-le-Petit, capturing a machine gun, and Johnnie Marshall has a plan.

Written by Katie Hims
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole
Sound: Martha Littlehailes

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Johnnie Marshall Paul Ready
Isabel Graham Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham Joanna David
Dolly Clout Elaine Claxton
Cristine Ysabelle Cooper
Alec Poole Tom Stuart
Writer Katie Hims
Director Jessica Dromgoole


The Characters

The Characters

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