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19 September 1916 - Florrie Wilson

On this day in 1916, the Times celebrated a boy scout whose information helped catch a spy and sink a submarine, and Florrie Wilson gets interesting news from Mrs Crayford.

On this day in 1916, the Times celebrated a boy scout whose information helped catch a spy and sink a submarine, and Florrie Wilson gets interesting news from Mrs Crayford.

Written by Mike Walker
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
Florrie Wilson Claire Rushbrook
Albert Wilson Lee Ross
Kitty Lumley Ami Metcalf
Clemmie Crayford Joanna Monro
Alec Poole Tom Stuart
Writer Mike Walker
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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