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14 September 1916 - Kitty Lumley

On this day in 1916, a munitions factory in Essex exploded killing seven and injuring 72. In Folkestone, Kitty makes a painful decision.

On this day in 1916, a munitions factory in Essex exploded killing seven and injuring 72, and in Folkestone, Kitty makes a painful decision

Written by Mike Walker
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

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
Kitty Lumley Ami Metcalf
Ivy Layton Lizzy Watts
Johnnie Marshall Paul Ready
Marion Wardle Laura Elphinstone
Florrie Wilson Claire Rushbrook
Crowd Member Nick Underwood
Writer Mike Walker
Director Allegra McIlroy

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The Characters

The Characters

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

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