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16 December 1916 - Edgar Bates

On this day in 1916, Newcastle papers condemned German use of "Belgian slavery", and at The Examiner, Edgar Bates' new reporter is not what he'd been expecting.

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

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Edgar Bates David Sterne
DR Walker Ellie Piercy
Stanley Hobbs David Nellist
Mhairi Marchant Jane Slavin
JJ Saltz John Guerrasio
Geoffrey Marshall Anthony Howell
Lester Reed Trevor Fox
Adeline Lumley Helen Schlesinger
Writer Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Director Allegra McIlroy


The Characters

The Characters

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