Home Front - Omnibus
Home Front - Omnibus
BBC Radio 4
Omnibus editions of the epic drama series tracking the fortunes of characters on the home front as they try to maintain normality while Britain is involved in the First World War.
5-9 November 1918
Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.
Nov 9, 2018
57 min
29 October - 2 November 1918
Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.
Nov 2, 2018
56 min
22-26 October 1918
Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.
Oct 26, 2018
56 min
15-19 October 1918
Epic drama series set in Great War Britain.
Oct 19, 2018
56 min
8-12 October 1918
The 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
Oct 12, 2018
56 min
1-5 October 1918
The 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
Oct 5, 2018
56 min
24-28 September 1918 (Season 15 start)
The 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
Sep 28, 2018
56 min
Home Front Omnibus returns 28 September
A preview of Home Front's fifteenth and final season with extra insights from its lead writer, Katie Hims.
Sep 19, 2018
6 min
6-10 August 1918
Final 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.
Aug 10, 2018
56 min
30 July - 3 August 1918
The 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.
Aug 3, 2018
57 min
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