Home Front - Omnibus

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4128 December 1915 - 1 January 191620160101In the week that the home secretary resigns, the Bevan Hospital celebrates the new year.

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424-8 January 191620160108The Bevan hospital becomes a welcome alternative to home for Dorothea.

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4311-15 January 191620160115There is pressure at the Bevan to return more wounded men to duty.

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4418-22 January 191620160122Folkestone's characters are all looking for release.

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4525-29 January 191620160129Pressures begin to tell at the Bevan hospital.

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461-5 February 191620160205
461-5 February 191620160205Britain suffers the worst zeppelin raid so far in the war, and all of Folkestone is jumpy.

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478-12 February 191620160212
478-12 February 191620160212Conscription comes into effect, and there are secrets and celebrations in Folkestone.

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484-8 April 1916 (Season 7 start)20160408
484-8 April 1916 (Season 7 start)20160408Old feuds are reignited in Ashburton.

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4911-15 April 191620160415
4911-15 April 191620160415The community in Ashburton find their world rocked by surprises.

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5018-22 April 191620160422
5018-22 April 191620160422Alliances are broken and made in Ashburton.

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5125-29 April 191620160429
5125-29 April 191620160429There are calls to courage throughout the social scale in Ashburton.

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522-6 May 191620160506
522-6 May 191620160506It is a week of collisions in Ashburton.

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539-13 May 191620160513
539-13 May 191620160513The Ashburton community is on a steep learning curve.

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5416-20 May 191620160520
5416-20 May 191620160520Sands are shifting in Ashburton.

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5523-27 May 191620160527
5523-27 May 191620160527Relations in Ashburton are very troubled.

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568-12 August 1916 (Season 8 start)20160812Extraordinary good fortune disrupts the lives of the Graham household.

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5715-19 August 191620160819The king praises the troops in France, and courage and hope are hard-won in Folkestone.

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5822-26 August 191620160826Folkestone seems brimful of secrets and lies.

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5929 August - 2 September 19162016083120160902 (R4)As the Battle of Verdun finally comes to a close, emotions are volatile in Folkestone.

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605-9 September 191620160909There are some notable firsts in Folkestone.

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6112-16 September 191620160916It is a week of decisive action in Folkestone.

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6219-23 September 191620160923The people of Folkestone find new life, new death and new love.

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6326-30 September 191620160930It is a week of parting and small miracles in Folkestone.

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6412-16 December 1916 (Season 9 start)20161216Germany offers peace terms, and there are new and rekindled alliances in Tynemouth.

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6519-23 December 191620161223Epic drama series set in Great War Britain a hundred years ago this week.

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6626-30 December 191620161230Germany's peace offer is rejected, but Christmas week still brings some cheer to Tyneside.

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672-6 January 191720170106Epic drama series set in Great War Britain a hundred years ago this week.

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689-13 January 191720170113Emotions run high for those at Marshall's factory.

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6916-20 January 191720170120The after-effects of the Marshalls explosion are still rippling through Tyneside.

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7023-27 January 191720170127Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.

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7130 January-3 February 191720170203Final omnibus of this season of Radio 4's epic drama set in Great War Britain.

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7217-21 April 1917 (Season 10 start)20170421Epic drama series set in Great War Britain a hundred years ago this week.

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7324-28 April 191720170428The week when the food controller's Wheat, Rye and Rice Restriction Order came into effect

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741-5 May 191720170505The Archbishop of Canterbury warned, 'We mean to come out of this war with clean hands.'.

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758-12 May 191720170512The Stockholm Conference refused entry to anyone on the side of the German imperialists.

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7615-19 May 191720170519Sugar queues were reported in London, with supplies believed to be at their lowest yet.

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7722-26 May 191720170526Set during a week in 1917 when Britain suffered its first ever airplane bombing raid.

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7829 May - 2 June 191720170602Set in the week in 1917 when the death toll from the Folkestone air raid reached 72.

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795-9 June 191720170609In this week in 1917, the biggest man-made explosion in history removed Messines Ridge.

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8031 July - 4 August 1917 (Season 11 start)20170804First omnibus of Season 11, set in the week when the battle of Passchendaele began.

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817-11 August 191720170811The people of Folkestone watch 40 British planes encircle enemy aircraft over the channel.

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8214-18 August 191720170818Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.

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8321-25 August 191720170825Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.

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8428 August - 1 September 191720170901Severe gales across the country uproot trees and damage crops.

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854-8 September 191720170908Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.

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8611-15 September 191720170915Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.

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8718-22 September 191720170922Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.

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8813-17 November 1917 (Season 12 start)20171117The week when the Finnish Parliament declared its independence.

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8920-24 November 191720171124The week in 1917 when the Battle of Cambrai marked the first mass use of tanks.

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9027 November - 1 December 191720171201Tynemouth in the week in 1917 when Germany and Russia ceased hostilities.

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914-8 December 191720171208Tynemouth in the week in 1917 when Jerusalem was surrendered to the British.

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9211-15 December 191720171215Crimea proclaims its short-lived independence as a secular Muslim state.

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9318-22 December 191720171222The week in 1917 when Russia and Germany began their peace negotiations at Brest-Litovsk.

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9425-29 December 191720171229The week in 1917 when the first ladies' international football match was played in Belfast

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951-5 January 191820180105Final omnibus of Season 12, Giddy with Possibility, set in the first week of 1918, when Kaiser Wilhelm the second declared, "We face with firm confidence and iron will the year 1918".

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

Story-led by Shaun McKenna
Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews

Home Front returns on 5 March with a new season set in Tynemouth.

The Kaiser declares, 'We face, with firm confidence and an iron will, the year 1918.'.

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965-9 March 1918 (season 13 Start)20180309The first omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when the Northern Lights aided a deadly air raid on the South East.

Cast
Sylvia Graham.... Joanna David
Adeline Lumley.... Helen Schlesinger
Edie Chadwick.... Kathryn Beaumont
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Alice Macknade.... Claire-Louise Cordwell
Sophie Beckwith.... Abbie Andrews
Esme Macknade.... Katie Angelou
Isabel Graham.... Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham.... Michael Bertenshaw
Bill Macknade.... Ben Crowe
Private Sweeney.... Ryan Early
Oscar Hendrickx.... Pierre Elliott
Marion Wardle.... Laura Elphinstone
Albert Wilson.... Jamie Foreman
Private Brown.... Clive Hayward
Jessie Moore.... Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson.... Billy Kennedy
Jack Wilson.... Ashley Kumar
Terence Wentworth.... Jack Lowden
Nora Thatcher.... Chetna Pandya
Dilys Walker.... Ellie Piercy
Florrie Wilson.... Claire Rushbrook
Rev. Alec Poole.... Tom Stuart
Joe Macknade.... Lloyd Thomas
Lilian Pemble.... Alex Tregear
Fryn Tennyson-Jesse.... Fenella Woolgar
Ray Wardle.... Isabel Barry
Stella Wardle.... Olivia Wales

Written by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

Set in the week in 1918 when the Northern Lights aided a deadly air raid on the South East

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9712-16 March 191820180316The second omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when the Times published details for women registering to vote for the first time.

Cast
Rev. Alec Poole.... Tom Stuart
Adeline Lumley.... Helen Schlesinger
Sylvia Graham.... Joanna David
Ivy Monk.... Lizzy Watts
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Sophie Beckwith.... Abbie Andrews
Isabel Graham.... Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham.... Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish.... Lizzie Bourne
Hugh Cavendish.... Pip Carter
Dolly Clout.... Elaine Claxton
Carson Martindale.... Stephen Critchlow
Eleanor Tanney.... Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Constance Pettigrew.... Phoebe Frances Brown
George Tanney.... Neil Grainger
Terence Wentworth.... Jack Lowden
Rev. Ralph Winwood.... Nicholas Murchie
Olive Hargreaves.... Rhiannon Neads
Nora Thatcher.... Chetna Pandya
Ruby Pearce.... Katie Redford
Florrie Wilson.... Claire Rushbrook
Dorothea Winwood.... Rachel Shelley
Nell Kingsley.... Alice St Clair
Dennis Monk.... Sam Swann
Captain Allen.... Lloyd Thomas
Lilian Pemble.... Alex Tregear
Fryn Tennyson-Jesse.... Fenella Woolgar
Peter Lumley.... Beatrice White

Written by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

Set in the week in 1918 when the Times published details for women registering to vote.

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9819-23 March 191820180323The third omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when the greatest German offensive began.

Cast
Dorothea Winwood.... Rachel Shelley
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Bill Macknade.... Ben Crowe
Adeline Lumley.... Helen Schlesinger
Jessie Moore.... Lucy Hutchinson
Sophie Beckwith.... Abbie Andrews
Esme Macknade.... Katie Angelou
Isabel Graham.... Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham.... Michael Bertenshaw
Otto Marx.... Paul Chahidi
Dolly Clout.... Elaine Claxton
Alice Macknade.... Claire-Louise Cordwell
Mrs Edkins.... Rachel Davies
Oscar Hendrickx.... Pierre Elliott
William McGowan.... Rupert Holliday-Evans
Jeanie Jones.... Kerry Gooderson
Adam Wilson.... Billy Kennedy
Rev. Walter Hamilton.... Joseph Kloska
Jack Wilson.... Ashley Kumar
Elizabeth Chance.... Kika Markham
Rev. Ralph Winwood.... Nicholas Murchie
Olive Hargreaves.... Rhiannon Neads
Dilys Walker.... Ellie Piercy
Mr Snook.... Carl Prekopp
Florrie Wilson.... Claire Rushbrook
Rev. Alec Poole.... Tom Stuart
Dennis Monk.... Sam Swann
Charles Summer.... Rufus Wright
Peter Lumley.... Beatrice White

Written by Katie Hims
Story-led by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

Set in Folkestone, in the week in 1918 when the greatest German offensive began.

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9926-30 March 191820180330The fourth omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when footballer Walter Tull was killed in the Spring Offensive.

Cast
Alice Macknade.... Claire-Louise Cordwell
Adeline Lumley.... Helen Schlesinger
Marion Wardle.... Laura Elphinstone
Ivy Monk.... Lizzy Watts
Howard Argent.... Gunnar Cauthery
Hermione.... Amber Aga
Sophie Beckwith.... Abbie Andrews
Esme Macknade.... Katie Angelou
Ray Wardle.... Isabel Barry
Gabriel Graham.... Michael Bertenshaw
Edie Chadwick.... Kathryn Beaumont
Juliet Cavendish.... Lizzie Bourne
Constance Pettigrew.... Phoebe Frances Brown
Hugh Cavendish.... Pip Carter
Bill Macknade.... Ben Crowe
Annie Fear.... Kathleen Cranham
Sylvia Graham.... Joanna David
Private Casey.... Ryan Early
Hilary Pearce.... Craige Els
Rose Allatini.... Phoebe Fildes
Dorcas.... Georgie Glenn
Inspector Forrester.... Nigel Hastings
Captain Morrison... Clive Hayward
Dicky Manchester.... Roy Hudd
Jessie Moore.... Lucy Hutchinson
Rev. Walter Hamilton.... Joseph Kloska
Harry Toomer.... Ian Masters
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Peter Lumley.... Beatrice White
Rev. Ralph Winwood.... Nicholas Murchie
Olive Hargreaves.... Rhiannon Neads
Dilys Walker.... Ellie Piercy
Marieke Argent.... Olivia Ross
Nell Kingsley.... Alice St Clair
Dennis Monk.... Sam Swann
Stella Wardle.... Oliva Wales
Fraser Chadwick.... Edmund Wiseman
Fryn Tennyson-Jesse.... Fenella Woolgar

Written by Katie Hims
Story-led by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Ciaran Bermingham
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

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1002-6 April 191820180406The fifth omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when the Operation Michael came to an end.

Written by Katie Hims
Story-led by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

Set in the week in 1918 when the German Army's Operation Michael came to an end.

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1019-13 April 191820180413The sixth omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when Maud Allen's production of Salome was cancelled following accusations of "moral perversity" involving 47,000 English traitors.

Cast
Edie Chadwick ..... Kathryn Beaumont
Marieke Argent ..... Olivia Ross
Alice Macknade ..... Claire-Louise Cordwell
Rev. Walter Hamilton ..... Joseph Kloska
Gabriel Graham ..... Michael Bertenshaw
Sophie Beckwith ..... Abbie Andrews
Esme Macknade ..... Katie Angelou
Norman Harris ..... Sean Baker
Isabel Graham ..... Keely Beresford
Juliet Cavendish ..... Lizzie Bourne
Constance Pettigrew ..... Phoebe Frances Brown
Mickey Macknade ..... Reece Buttery
Hugh Cavendish ..... Pip Carter
Howard Argent ..... Gunnar Cauthery
Dolly Clout ..... Elaine Claxton
Annie Fear ..... Kathleen Cranham
Bill Macknade ..... Ben Crowe
Sylvia Graham ..... Joanna David
Mrs Edkins ..... Rachel Davies
Marion Wardle ..... Laura Elphinstone
Hilary Pearce ..... Craige Els
Rose Allatini ..... Phoebe Fildes
Inspector Forrester ..... Nigel Hastings
Dicky Manchester ..... Roy Hudd
Jessie Moore ..... Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson ..... Billy Kennedy
Jack Wilson ..... Ashley Kumar
Kitty Lumley ..... Ami Metcalf
Olive Hargreaves ..... Rhiannon Neads
Dilys Walker ..... Ellie Piercy
Eric Morton ..... Paul Rainbow
Emma ..... Susie Riddell
Adeline Lumley ..... Helen Schlesinger
Frankie ..... Jane Slavin
Nell Kingsley ..... Alice St Clair
Rev. Alec Poole ..... Tom Stuart
Charles Summer ..... Rufus Wright

Written by Lucy Catherine
Story-led by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Ciaran Bermingham
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

Set in the week in 1918 when Maud Allen's controversial production of Salome was cancelled

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10216-20 April 191820180420The seventh omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when suffragist Nina Boyle claimed a 'moral triumph' after her nomination to run as an MP was rejected.

Cast
Sylvia Graham ..... Joanna David
Edie Chadwick ..... Kathryn Beaumont
Florrie Wilson ..... Claire Rushbrook
Esme Macknade ..... Katie Angelou
Alice Macknade ..... Claire-Louise Cordwell
Private Royal ..... Luke Bailey
Norman Harris ..... Sean Baker
Isabel Graham ..... Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham ..... Michael Bertenshaw
Bill Macknade ..... Ben Crowe
Mrs Edkins ..... Rachel Davies
Recruit ..... Ryan Early
Waitress ..... Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Marion Wardle ..... Laura Elphinstone
Sergeant Smith ..... Rupert Holliday-Evans
Albert Wilson ..... Jamie Foreman
Jeanie Jones ..... Kerry Gooderson
Mr Baker ..... Clive Hayward
Jessie Moore ..... Lucy Hutchinson
Adam Wilson ..... Billy Kennedy
Jack Wilson ..... Ashley Kumar
Kitty Lumley ..... Ami Metcalf
Sergeant Caines ..... Nicholas Murchie
Nora Thatcher ..... Chetna Pandya
Dilys Walker ..... Ellie Piercy
Lilian Pemble ..... Alex Tregear
Charles Summer ..... Rufus Wright
Peter Lumley ..... Beatrice White

Written by Lucy Catherine
Story-led by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

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10323-27 April 191820180427Final omnibus of Season 13, A Woman's Place, set in the week when a general strike was held in Dublin in protest against plans for Irish conscription.

Cast
Gabriel Graham ..... Michael Bertenshaw
Rev. Alec Poole ..... Tom Stuart
Dilys Walker ..... Ellie Piercy
Kitty Lumley ..... Ami Metcalf
Isabel Graham ..... Keely Beresford
Esme Macknade ..... Katie Angelou
Norman Harris ..... Sean Baker
Edie Chadwick ..... Kathryn Beaumont
Juliet Cavendish ..... Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent ..... Gunnar Cauthery
Alice Macknade ..... Claire-Louise Cordwell
Eleanor Tanney ..... Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Marion Wardle ..... Laura Elphinstone
Rose Allatini ..... Phoebe Fildes
Terence Wentworth ..... Jack Lowden
Rev. Ralph Winwood ..... Nicholas Murchie
Olive Hargreaves ..... Rhiannon Neads
Florrie Wilson ..... Claire Rushbrook
Nell Kingsley ..... Alice St Clair
Adeline Lumley ..... Helen Schlesinger
Dorothea Winwood ..... Rachel Shelley
Dennis Monk ..... Sam Swann
Charles Summer ..... Rufus Wright

Written by Sarah Daniels
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

A general strike was held in Dublin in protest against plans for Irish conscription.

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10418-22 June 1918 (season 14 Start)20180622The first omnibus of Season 14, Needs Must When the Devil Drives, set in Devon in 1918, in the week that Viscount Grey published a pamphlet supporting President Wilson's proposal to establish a League of Nations.

Written by Lucy Catherine
Story-led by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

Epic drama, Home Front, returns to Devon for its penultimate season.

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10525-29 June 191820180629The second omnibus of Season 14, Needs Must When the Devil Drives, set in Devon, in the week, in 1918, when the War Office called for 10,000 wounded, unfit and older men to help with the looming harvest. At Staverley Court, meanwhile, Hector and Cora receive a field postcard.

Written by Lucy Catherine
Story-led by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Ciaran Bermingham
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

The War Office called for 10,000 unfit and older men to help with the looming harvest.

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1062-6 July 191820180706The third omnibus of Season 14, Needs Must When the Devil Drives, set in Devon, in the week, in 1918, when the Allied countries launched an intervention into the Russian Civil War.

Cast
Klaus Hofstadter.... Atilla Akinci
Primrose Holden.... Jade Matthew
Morris Battley.... Sean Baker
Sylvia Graham.... Joanna David
Rose Fairweather.... Helen Longworth
Daniel Marriott.... Jonathan Bailey
Gabriel Graham.... Michael Bertenshaw
Amos Rutter.... Richard Cotton
Moses Wickens.... Ed Gaughan
Ludwig Huber.... Marcel Hagen
Arthur Hurst.... Mark Heap
Jocelyn Ogden.... Christine Kavanagh
Isaac Cox.... James Lailey
Victor Lumley.... Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Hardy Walsh.... Damien Molony
Cora Gidley.... Joanna Monro
Lionel Summer.... Geoffrey Palmer
Hector Gidley.... Brian Protheroe
Eli Lawrence.... Michael Shelford
Dieter Lippke.... Joe Sims
Effie Taverner.... Lizzie Stables
Gert Battley.... Maggie Steed
Ivan Jackson.... Lloyd Thomas
Elspeth Taverner.... Kelly Williams
Charles Summer.... Rufus Wright

Written by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

This week in 1918, the Allied nations launched an intervention into the Russian Civil War.

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1079-13 July 191820180713The fourth omnibus of Season 14, Needs Must When the Devil Drives, set in Devon, in the week, in 1918, when the Russian Soviet Republic adopted its first constitution, containing the slogan 'He who does not work, neither shall he eat!'. At Halecot Farm, meanwhile, Dieter has been toiling all night.

Cast
Elspeth Taverner.... Kelly Williams
Ivan Jackson.... Lloyd Thomas
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Hector Gidley.... Brian Protheroe
Silas Morrow.... Shaun Dooley
Klaus Hofstadter.... Atilla Akinci
Daniel Marriott.... Jonathan Bailey
Gabriel Graham.... Michael Bertenshaw
Howard Argent.... Gunnar Cauthery
Amos Rutter.... Richard Cotton
Moses Wickens.... Ed Gaughan
Ludwig Huber.... Marcel Hagen
Arthur Hurst.... Mark Heap
Cathy Lawrence.... Debbie Korley
Isaac Cox.... James Lailey
Vernon Goodman.... John Lightbody
Rose Fairweather.... Helen Longworth
Victor Lumley.... Joel MacCormack
Primrose Holden.... Jade Matthew
Cora Gidley.... Joanna Monro
Robin Bowder.... Sean Murray
Sid Butler.... Nigel Pilkington
Adeline Lumley.... Helen Schlesinger
Dieter Lippke.... Joe Sims
Effie Taverner.... Lizzie Stables
Clarence Ogden.... David Sterne
Peter Lumley.... Beatrice White

Written by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Ciaran Bermingham
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

Epic war drama set in 1918 when the Russian Soviet Republic adopted its first constitution

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10816-20 July 191820180720The fifth omnibus of Season 14, Needs Must When the Devil Drives, set in Devon, in the week, in 1918, when the Board of Agriculture reported an increase in German PoW farm workers from 800 to 10,000.

Cast
Victor Lumley.... Joel MacCormack
Isabel Graham.... Keely Beresford
Howard Argent.... Gunnar Cauthery
Elspeth Taverner.... Kelly Williams
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Klaus Hofstadter.... Atilla Akinci
Hetty Cox.... Adie Allen
Daniel Marriott.... Jonathan Bailey
Juliet Cavendish.... Lizzie Bourne
Howard Argent.... Gunnar Cauthery
Sylvia Graham.... Joanna David
Silas Morrow.... Shaun Dooley
Arthur Hurst.... Mark Heap
Isaac Cox.... James Lailey
Rose Fairweather.... Helen Longworth
Victor Lumley.... Joel MacCormack
Betty Newcombe.... Annie McKenzie
Cora Gidley.... Joanna Monro
Adeline Lumley.... Helen Schlesinger
Dieter Lippke.... Joe Sims
Mrs Ferrier.... Jane Slavin
Effie Taverner.... Lizzie Stables
Charles Summer.... Rufus Wright
Connie Cavendish.... Darcey Brown
Grace Cavendish.... Grace Doherty
Peter Lumley.... Beatrice White

Written by Katie Hims
Story-led by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

The Board of Agriculture reported a rise in German PoW farm workers from 800 to 10,000.

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10923-27 July 191820180727The sixth omnibus of Season 14, Needs Must When the Devil Drives, set in Devon, in the week, in 1918, when an outbreak of flu was reported at a PoW camp in Bramley, affecting a third of the 3,000 prisoners.

Cast
Emily Colville.... Scarlett Brookes
Cathy Lawrence.... Debbie Korley
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Howard Argent.... Gunnar Cauthery
Cora Gidley.... Joanna Monro
Klaus Hofstadter.... Atilla Akinci
Hetty Cox.... Adie Allen
Daniel Marriot.... Jonathan Bailey
Morris Battley.... Sean Baker
Gabriel Graham.... Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet Cavendish.... Lizzie Bourne
Lauren.... Lauren Cornelius
Sylvia Graham.... Joanna David
Stallholder.... Ryan Early
Moses Wickens.... Ed Gaughan
Ludwig Huber.... Marcel Hagen
Isaac Cox.... James Lailey
Cyrus Colville.... Anton Lesser
Victor Lumley.... Joel MacCormack
Hardy Walsh.... Damien Molony
Mr Buckle.... Sean Murray
Hector Gidley.... Brian Protheroe
Susie.... Susie Riddell
Marieke Argent.... Olivia Ross
Adeline Lumley.... Helen Schlesinger
Eli Lawrence.... Michael Shelford
Effie Taverner.... Lizzie Stables
Bertram Colville.... Nick Underwood
Elspeth Taverner.... Kelly Williams
Connie Cavendish.... Darcey Brown
Grace Cavendish.... Grace Doherty
Teddy Lawrence.... Florence Duncalf
Peter Lumley.... Beatrice White

Written by Katie Hims
Story-led by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

An outbreak of flu is reported at a PoW camp in Bramley, affecting 1,000 prisoners.

Epic drama series charting the lives of a group of characters on the home front during WWI

11030 July - 3 August 191820180803The seventh omnibus of Season 14, Needs Must When the Devil Drives, set in Devon, in the week, in 1918, when Allied forces arrived in northern Russia to support the White Army. On Dartmoor, meanwhile, Ivan lends Primrose a helping hand.

Cast
Ivan Jackson.... Lloyd Thomas
Cathy Lawrence.... Debbie Korley
Emily Colville.... Scarlett Brookes
Effie Taverner.... Lizzie Stables
Adeline Lumley.... Helen Schlesinger
Hetty Cox.... Adie Allen
Daniel Marriott.... Jonathan Bailey
Morris Battley.... Sean Baker
Isabel Graham.... Keely Beresford
Amos Rutter.... Richard Cotton
Silas Morrow.... Shaun Dooley
Moses Wickens.... Ed Gaughan
Ludwig Huber.... Marcel Hagen
Ailsa Goodman.... Emma Handy
Jocelyn Ogden.... Christine Kavanagh
Isaac Cox.... James Lailey
Cyrus Colville.... Anton Lesser
Rose Fairweather.... Helen Longworth
Victor Lumley.... Joel MacCormack
Primrose Holden.... Jade Matthew
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Hardy Walsh.... Damien Molony
Robin Bowder.... Sean Murray
Hector Gidley.... Brian Protheroe
Eli Lawrence.... Michael Shelford
Gert Battley.... Maggie Steed
Herald.... Nick Underwood
Elspeth Taverner.... Kelly Williams
Grace Cavendish.... Grace Doherty

Written by Sarah Daniels
Story-led by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Ciaran Bermingham
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

Allied forces arrive in northern Russia to support the White Army.

Epic drama series charting the lives of a group of characters on the home front during WWI

1116-10 August 191820180810Final omnibus of Season 14, Needs Must When the Devil Drives, set in the week when thousands of soldiers were given agricultural furlough to help with the harvest.

Cast
Victor Lumley.... Joel MacCormack
Effie Taverner.... Lizzie Stables
Adeline Lumley.... Helen Schlesinger
Charles Summer.... Rufus Wright
Alexander Gidley.... Matthew Beard
Daniel Marriott.... Jonathan Bailey
Morris Battley.... Sean Baker
Isabel Graham.... Keely Beresford
Gabriel Graham.... Michael Bertenshaw
Sylvia Graham.... Joanna David
Silas Morrow.... Shaun Dooley
Mrs Beast.... Kerry Gooderson
Miss Millard.... Emma Handy
Cathy Lawrence.... Debbie Korley
Betty Newcombe.... Annie McKenzie
Kitty Lumley.... Ami Metcalf
Cora Gidley.... Joanna Monro
Lionel Summer.... Geoffrey Palmer
Clarence Ogden.... David Sterne
Elspeth Taverner.... Kelly Williams
Teddy Lawrence.... Florence Duncalf
Peter Lumley.... Beatrice White
Musicians.... Helen Longhurst, Gunnar Cauthery, Susie Riddell, Jonathan Bailey

Written by Sarah Daniels
Story-led by Sebastian Baczkiewicz
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews.

Thousands of soldiers are given agricultural furlough to help with the harvest.

Epic drama series charting the lives of a group of characters on the home front during WWI

11224-28 September 1918 (season 15 Start)20180928The first omnibus of Season 15, Onward, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when the Allies launched their final, and decisive campaign on the Western Front. Adam, meanwhile, is on a mission to the harbour.

Cast
Adam.... Billy Kennedy
Isabel ….. Keely Beresford
Phyllis.... Christine Absalom
Florrie.... Claire Rushbrook
Victor.... Joel MacCormack
Sophie ….. Abbie Andrews
Esme.... Katie Angelou
Norman ….. Sean Baker
Gabriel.... Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet.... Lizzie Bourne
Crew 1 ….. Lewis Bray
Howard.... Gunnar Cauthery
Otto ….. Ian Conningham
Mrs Edkins.... Rachel Davies
Sylvia.... Joanna David
Don ….. Christopher Harper
Ted.... Jonny Holden
Jessie.... Lucy Hutchinson
Jack.... Ashley Kumar
Crew 2 ….. Liam Lau Fernadez
Elizabeth.... Kika Markham
Kitty.... Ami Metcalf
Ralph ….. Nicholas Murchie
Fisherman ….. Cameron Percival
Valuer ….. Chris Porter
Eric.... Paul Rainbow
Johnnie.... Paul Ready
Adeline.... Helen Schlesinger
Nell.... Alice St Clair
Lilian ….. Alex Tregear
Ivy ….. Lizzy Watts
Arthur.... Ryan Whittle
Charles.... Rufus Wright
Peter.... Bea White
May ….. Jonah Collingwood Harrold
Isaac ….. Scout Ready/Rex Wood

Written by Sarah Daniels
Story-led by Katie Hims
Directed by Ciaran Bermingham
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews

Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.

Epic drama series charting the lives of a group of characters on the home front during WWI

1131-5 October 191820181005The second omnibus of Season 15, Onward, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when British and Arab troops, joined by T.E. Lawrence, seized Damascus. Meanwhile at Keeper’s Lodge, Adeline has a moment of sudden realisation.

Cast
Adeline.... Helen Schlesinger
Hilary.... Craige Els
Edie.... Kathryn Beaumont
Bill.... Ben Crowe
Kitty.... Ami Metcalf
Phyllis.... Christine Absalom
Sophie ….. Abbie Andrews
Norman ….. Sean Baker
Daniel.... Jonathan Bailey
Gabriel.... Michael Bertenshaw
Alice.... Claire Louise Cordwell
Annie.... Kathleen Cranham
Mrs Edkins.... Rachel Davies
Nell.... Alice St Clair
Silas.... Shaun Dooley
Eleanor ….. Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Marion.... Laura Elphinstone
Forrester.... Nigel Hastings
Dicky.... Roy Hudd
Walter.... Joseph Kloska
Victor.... Joel MacCormack
Mr Snook ….. Dominic Mafham
Ralph.... Nicholas Murchie
Harry ….. Sean Murray
Dilys.... Ellie Piercy
Florrie.... Claire Rushbrook
Alec.... Tom Stuart
Peter.... Bea White

Written by Katie Hims
Directed by Ciaran Bermingham
Editor: Jessica Dromgoole

Sound: Martha Littlehailes
Composer: Matthew Strachan
Consultant Historian: Maggie Andrews

Drama serial charting life on the home front during the First World War.

Epic drama series charting the lives of a group of characters on the home front during WWI

1148-12 October 191820181012The third omnibus of Season 15, Onward, set in Folkestone, in the week, in 1918, when General Haig warned against false rumours of peace.

Cast
Isabel.... Keely Beresford
Florrie.... Claire Rushbrook
Nell.... Alice St Clair
Alice.... Claire Louise Cordwell
Victor.... Joel MacCormack
Phyllis.... Christine Absalom
Wolfgang.... Atilla Akinci
Esme.... Katie Angelou
Daniel.... Jonathan Bailey
Norman.... Sean Baker
Gabriel.... Michael Bertenshaw
Juliet.... Lizzie Bourne
Annie.... Kathleen Cranham
Bill.... Ben Crowe
Sylvia.... Joanna David
Forrester.... Nigel Hastings
Ted.... Jonny Holden
Walter.... Joseph Kloska
Kitty.... Ami Metcalf
Eric.... Paul Rainbow
Johnnie.... Paul Ready
Adeline.... Helen Schlesinger
Susan.... Jane Slavin
Arthur.... Ryan Whittle
Charles.... Rufus Wright
Grace.... Grace Doherty
Connie.... Darcey Brown
Isaac.... Scout Ready
Peter.... Bea White

Written by Shaun McKenna
Story-led by Katie Hims
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

Drama serial charting life on the home front during the First World War.

Epic drama series charting the lives of a group of characters on the home front during WWI

11515-19 October 191820181019Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.

Epic drama series charting the lives of a group of characters on the home front during WWI

11622-26 October 191820181026
11729 October - 2 November 191820181102
1185-9 November 191820181109