Home Front: Series One

  • by Katie Hims
  • Narrated by full cast, Deborah Findlay, Ami Metcalf
  • 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

The first series of a major BBC Radio 4 drama serial tracking the fortunes of a group of characters on the home front.
Each episode was broadcast exactly 100 years after the events it portrays, through which the characters struggle to maintain normality while Britain is involved in the First World War.

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Absolute Great WW1 Tribute

Would you listen to Home Front: Series One again? Why?

Listen many times such a well acted storyline taking you into life in 1914.


What did you like best about this story?

Variances between Upper and Lower Class life during wartime.


What does the narrators bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Brought to life listening to real people sharing their experiences of life during WW1.


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

WW1 Life Experiences


Any additional comments?

So pleased I found this weekly series on Podcasts and never missed a show. Purchased the series as soon as I found it on Audiobooks. A yarn of a storyline for all who enjoy history brought to life. The acting is so good the listener feels they have gone back in time into the scary world of 1914-18 during the First Wolrd War. Life was so different for men, women, children and foreigners. The show tells it like it was for those left behind at home trying to live a normal life as their men were sent out to fight in what we now know was one of the most horrific wars where hundreds of thousands of mens lives were uneccessarly slaughtered within minutes of enterring the war zone.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 20-08-2015
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide