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26-30 December 1916

In the week in 1916 when Germany's peace offer was rejected by the Allies, Christmas week still brings some festive cheer to Tyneside.

In the week in 1916 when Germany's peace offer was rejected by the Allies, Christmas week still brings some festive cheer to Tynemouth.

Written by Shaun McKenna
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

Story-led by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

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58 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Phyllis Marshall Christine Absolom
Jean Claude Lengela Fiston Barek
Edie Chadwick Kathryn Beaumont
Dr Banks John Bowler
Evelina White Rosie Cavaliero
Pickpocket John Bowler
Lester Reed Trevor Fox
Marion Wardle Laura Elphinstone
Ada Stokoe Hannah Genesius
JJ Saltz John Guerrasio
Geoffrey Marshall Anthony Howell
Iris Reed Charlie Hardwick
Cressida Marshall Bettrys Jones
Kenny Stokoe Dean Logan
Kitty Lumley Ami Metcalf
Martha Lamb Freya Parker
DR Walker Ellie Piercy
Pearl Thornton Sophie Scott
Timothy Ryker Leon Scott
Alan Lowther David Seddon
Adeline Lumley Helen Schlesinger
Edgar Bates David Sterne
Stanley Hobbs David Nellist
Joyce Lyle Tracy Whitwell
Fraser Chadwick Edmund Wiseman
Hannah Hannah Wood
Stella Morgan Armstrong
Ray Cole Wealleans-Watts
Squeezebox Colin Guthrie
Violin Sebastian Wyss
Writer Shaun McKenna
Director Allegra McIlroy
Series Editor Jessica Dromgoole

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