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23 May 1917 - Esme Macknade

On this day in 1917, dog shows were banned under a new amendment to the Defence of the Realm act, but in Folkestone, the cookery competition yields unexpected results.

Written by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole
Sound: Martha Littlehailes

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Esme Macknade Katie Angelou
Nancy Parker Jane Whittenshaw
Oscar Hendrickx Pierre Elliot
Reg Roach Arthur Smith
Alice Macknade Claire Louise Cordwell
Maggie Macknade Hollie Thoupos
Lady Penfold Elaine Claxton
Sylvia Graham Joanna David
Writer Sarah Daniels
Director Jessica Dromgoole


The Characters

The Characters

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