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4 January 1918 - Adeline Lumley

On this day in 1918, the SS Birtley was sunk returning from Dunkirk, losing 18 crew, and in Tynemouth, old friends arrive seeking safety.

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

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Adeline Lumley Helen Schlesinger
Phyllis Marshall Christine Absalom
Sergei Federov Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong
Isabel Graham Keely Beresford
Johnnie Marshall Paul Ready
Cressida Marshall Isabella Inchbald
Sylvia Graham Joanna David
Gabriel Graham Michael Bertenshaw
Beatrice Marshall Eviee Lavery
Gussie Marshall Grace Doherty
Writer Katie Hims
Director Jessica Dromgoole
Series Editor Allegra McIlroy


The Characters

The Characters

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