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16 August 1917 - Ulysses Pilchard

On this day in 1917, the Chancellor of the Exchequer rejected the idea of a channel tunnel, at least until the end of the war, while in Folkestone, Ulysses Pilchard gains ground with his electro-shock treatment.

Written by Katie Hims
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Ulysses Pilchard Khalid Abdalla
Olive Hargreaves Rhiannon Neads
Chester Matthews Samuel James
Phyllis Marshall Christine Absalom
Howard Argent Gunnar Cauthery
Sylvia Graham Joanna David
Adeline Lumley Helen Schlesinger
Silas Morrow Shaun Dooley
Victor Lumley Joel MacCormack
Writer Katie Hims
Director Jessica Dromgoole


The Characters

The Characters

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