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1 August 1918 - Emily Colville

On this day in 1918, On this day in 1918, the Franco-Swiss border was closed to contain the spread of Spanish Flu. But in Devon, the doors of Engleby Hall are thrown wide open to mark the first day of harvest.

Written by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Ciaran Bermingham
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole.

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Emily Colville Scarlett Brookes
Hardy Walsh Damien Molony
Cyrus Colville Anton Lesser
Hector Gidley Brian Protheroe
Isabel Graham Keely Beresford
Grace Cavendish Grace Doherty
Herald Nick Underwood
Elspeth Taverner Kelly Williams
Writer Sarah Daniels
Director Ciaran Bermingham
Series Editor Jessica Dromgoole


The Characters

The Characters

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