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7 September 1916 - Elizabeth Chance

A repatriated POW reports German propaganda claiming the destruction of the Houses of Parliament by zeppelins, and the Winwood household is finally ready for some truths.

On this day in 1916, a repatriated prisoner of war reported German propaganda claiming the destruction of the Houses of Parliament by zeppelins, and the Winwood household is finally ready for some truths.

Written by Shaun McKenna
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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11 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Elizabeth Chance Kika Markham
Dorothea Winwood Rachel Shelley
Ralph Winwood Nicholas Murchie
Howard Argent Gunnar Cauthery
Dolly Clout Elaine Claxton
Writer Shaun McKenna
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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