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25 January 1917 - Sylvia Graham

On this day in 1917, 354 Canadian soldiers drowned when their ship hit a mine off the Irish coast, and at Collingwood Sylvia Graham does her best to steer her family through choppy waters.

Written by Katie Hims
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Sylvia Graham Joanna David
Gabriel Graham Michael Bertenshaw
Adeline Lumley Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall Christine Absalom
Daisy Jenkins Hannah Wood
JJ Saltz John Guerrasio
Isabel Graham Keely Beresford
Bobby Hope Alice Cairns
Jacob Jake Lawson
Freda Colleen Prendergast
Cressida Marshall Bettrys Jones
Writer Katie Hims
Producer Allegra McIlroy


The Characters

The Characters

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