19-23 September 1916
In the week in 1916 when people began to believe that the latest innovation - tanks - might end the war, the people of Folkestone find new life, new death and new love.
In the week in 1916 when people began to believe that the latest innovation - tanks, might end the war, the people of Folkestone find new life, new death, and new love.
Written by Mike Walker
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole
Story-led by Katie Hims
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.
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?
|John Haste||Sam Alexander|
|Norman Harris||Sean Baker|
|Mrs Grimes||Elizabeth Bennett|
|Juliet Cavendish||Lizzie Bourne|
|Grace Cavendish||Grace Doherty|
|Jessie Moore||Lucy Hutchinson|
|Adam Wilson||Billy Kennedy|
|Connie Cavendish||Felix Lailey|
|Elizabeth Chance||Kika Markham|
|Kitty Lumley||Ami Metcalf|
|Clemmie Crayford||Joanna Monro|
|Ralph Winwood||Nicholas Murchie|
|Johnnie Marshall||Paul Ready|
|Frank Smith||Paul Rider|
|Albert Wilson||Lee Ross|
|Marieke Dupont||Olivia Ross|
|Florrie Wilson||Claire Rushbrook|
|Dorothea Winwood||Rachel Shelley|
|Alec Poole||Tom Stuart|
|Dennis Monk||Sam Swann|
|Captain Phillip Valentine||Nick Underwood|
|Ivy Layton||Lizzy Watts|
|Lt Hugh Cavendish||Alex Wyndham|