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20 September 1917 - Adeline Lumley

On this day in 1917, 17-year-old Herbert Morris was shot at dawn for desertion in France, while in Folkestone, a traumatised soldier shares a day of small joys with Adeline Lumley.

On this day in 1917, Jamaican seventeen year old Herbert Morris, believed to be suffering from shell shock, was shot at dawn for desertion in France, while in Folkestone, a traumatised soldier shares a day of small joys with Adeline Lumley.

Written by Shaun McKenna & Katie Hims
Directed by Allegra McIlroy
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole.

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11 minutes

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Role Contributor
Adeline Lumley Helen Schlesinger
Silas Morrow Shaun Dooley
Oscar Hendrickx Pierre Elliott
Waitress Christine Absalom
Harry Pankhurst Sean Murray
Manager Tom Forrister
Writer Shaun McKenna
Writer Katie Hims
Director Allegra McIlroy
Series Editor Jessica Dromgoole

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