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4 October 1918 - Bill Macknade

On this day in 1918, the carrier pigeon Cher Ami delivered a message which saved nearly 200 American soldiers, and in Folkestone, Bill hopes to salvage the curate’s shoes.

On this day in 1918, the carrier pigeon Cher Ami delivered a message which saved nearly 200 American soldiers, despite losing an eye and leg in the process, and in Folkestone Bill hopes to salvage the curate’s shoes.

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Bill ..... Ben Crowe
Alec ..... Tom Stuart
Sophie ….. Abbie Andrews
Smith ….. Craige Els
Alice ..... Claire Louise Cordwell
Ralph ..... Nicholas Murchie
Harry ….. Sean Murray
Dicky ..... Roy Hudd
Walter ..... Joseph Kloska

Written by Katie Hims
Directed by Ciaran Bermingham
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

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The Characters

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

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