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9 September 1916 - Jessie Moore

Two people die by hand grenade in Glasgow after a woman challenged a wounded ex-soldier to a fight, and Jessie and Adam enter a singing contest on the pier.

On this day in 1916, two people died by hand grenade in Glasgow, after a woman challenged a wounded ex-soldier to a fight, and Jessie and Adam enter a singing contest on the pier.

Written by Shaun McKenna & 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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11 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Jessie Moore Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson Billy Kennedy
Doris Tull Jade Briggs
William Hall James Lailey
Ivy Layton Lizzy Watts
Johnnie Marshall Paul Ready
Writer Shaun McKenna
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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