Home Front Heroes

November 2018
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11/11/2018

3.0 5 x
Five famous faces discover the vital roles close family members played in Britain's wartime victory, discovering how ordinary men and women did their bit to keep the country safe. Sue Johnston finds out how nurses like her aunt battled on through the bombing to treat the injured and is touched as her father's work as a vol...
44:00

09/11/2018

4.0 3 x
Series looking at how ordinary people played a part in Britain's wartime victory. Helen Lederer uncovers the work of two relatives with the British Intelligence Services.
44:00

08/11/2018

3.0 4 x
Series commemorating the ways in which ordinary men and women played a vital part in Britain's wartime victory. TV presenter Radzi Chinyanganya explores how, aged 17, his grandmother took on a vital role to help keep wartime Britain fed. As he pays an emotional visit to the family farm, he meets an ex-Land Girl who worked ...
44:00

07/11/2018

3.0 5 x
Series commemorating the ways in which ordinary men and women played a vital part in Britain's wartime victory. Tanni Grey-Thompson sets out to solve the mystery of her grandfather William's role in WWII. As she discovers how his job as an air warden would have brought him face to face with bombs and fires, she tries out f...
44:00

06/11/2018

4.0 7 x
Series commemorating the ways in which ordinary men and women played a vital part in Britain's wartime victory. Singer Alfie Boe discovers how his grandfather helped protect the nation during the war as a member of the Home Guard immortalised in Dads Army. He takes to the sea to find out how volunteers patrolled the countr...
44:00

05/11/2018

3.0 5 x
In a new series commemorating the ways in which ordinary men and women played a vital part in Britain's wartime victory, five famous faces relive the experience of a close family member, discovering how each of them did their bit to keep the country safe. Today, actor Sue Johnston finds out how nurses like her aunt battled...
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