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10 August 1918 - Alexander Gidley

On this day in 1918, a conscientious objector, when sentenced, threw his boot at the magistrate, while in Ashburton, a war hero returns home.

Written by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

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11 minutes


Role Contributor
Alexander Gidley Matthew Beard
Gabriel Graham Michael Bertenshaw
Cora Gidley Joanna Monro
Isabel Graham Keely Beresford
Charles Summer Rufus Wright
Clarence Ogden David Sterne
Sylvia Graham Joanna David
Musician Helen Longhurst
Musician Gunnar Cauthery
Musician Susie Riddell
Musician Jonathan Bailey
Writer Sarah Daniels
Director Jessica Dromgoole


The Characters

The Characters

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