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14 December 1916 - Lester Reed

On this day in 1916, Lord Devonport declared in his maiden speech as Food Controller that rationing might be necessary, while in Tynemouth, Lester Reed is delighted with his lot.

Written by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Lester Reed Trevor Fox
Iris Reed Charlie Hardwick
Evelina White Rosie Cavaliero
Kenny Stokoe Dean Logan
Hodges Leon Scott
Martha Lamb Freya Parker
Geoffrey Marshall Anthony Howell
Writer Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Director Allegra McIlroy


The Characters

The Characters

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