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30 December 1916 - Lester Reed

On this day in 1916, the Allies rejected the German peace proposals as 'less an offer of peace than a war manoeuvre', and in Tynemouth, Lester Reed stirs up the fighting spirit.

On this day in 1916, the Allies formally rejected the German peace proposals as "less an offer of peace than a war manoeuvre", and in Tynemouth, Lester Reed stirs up the fighting spirit in those at home.

Written by Shaun McKenna
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

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11 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Lester Reed Trevor Fox
Iris Reed Charlie Hardwick
Timothy Ryker Leon Scott
Dr Banks John Bowler
Fraser Chadwick Edmund Wiseman
Kenny Stokoe Dean Logan
Squeezebox Colin Guthrie
Writer Shaun McKenna
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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