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21 December 1917 - Matilda James

On this day in 1917, hundreds of striking munitions workers at Beardmore's factory in Paisley returned to work, and in Tynemouth too, it's the first shift back after the strike.

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

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Matilda James Hannah Wood
Ethel Manning Sophie Scott
Maud Drummond Vineeta Rishi
Esther O'Leary Anna Bolton
Kenny Stokoe Dean Logan
Sarah Illingworth Naomi Frederick
Alice Robson Catherine Dryden
Writer Shaun McKenna
Director Allegra McIlroy
Series Editor Jessica Dromgoole


The Characters

The Characters

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