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A drama following a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community during World War II.

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Series cast summary:
Clare Calbraith ...  Steph Farrow 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Brian Fletcher Brian Fletcher ...  Little Stan Farrow 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Samantha Bond ...  Frances Barden 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Ruth Gemmell ...  Sarah Collingborne 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Claire Price Claire Price ...  Miriam Brindsley 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Daniel Ryan ...  Bryn Brindsley 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Claire Rushbrook ...  Pat Simms 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Daisy Badger ...  Claire Hillman 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Frances Grey ...  Erica Campbell 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Fenella Woolgar ...  Alison Scotlock 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Leanne Best ...  Teresa Fenchurch 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Mark Bazeley ...  Bob Simms 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Leila Mimmack ...  Laura Campbell 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Ed Stoppard ...  Dr. Will Campbell / ... 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Mark Umbers ...  Nick Lucas 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Francesca Annis ...  Joyce Cameron 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Jodie Hamblet Jodie Hamblet ...  Jenny Marshall 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Mike Noble ...  Spencer Wilson 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Jacqueline Pilton Jacqueline Pilton ...  Cookie 9 episodes, 2015-2016
Jim Whelan ...  Thumbs 9 episodes, 2015-2016
Will Attenborough ...  David Brindsley 8 episodes, 2015-2016
Gillian Dean Gillian Dean ...  Isobel Reilly 8 episodes, 2015-2016
Rachel Hurd-Wood ...  Kate Campbell / ... 7 episodes, 2015-2016
Alexandre Willaume ...  Marek Novotny 6 episodes, 2016
Rob Heaps ...  AC Tom Halliwell 6 episodes, 2016
Chris Coghill ...  Stanley Farrow / ... 6 episodes, 2015-2016
Nicola Sloane ...  Hazel Flintham 5 episodes, 2015
Philip McGinley ...  Richard Bowers 5 episodes, 2015-2016
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The drama follows a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community where the shadow of World War II is casting a dark cloud over their lives. The isolated village couldn't feel further away from the impending bloodshed and battlefields and yet it is not immune from the effects of war. As the conflict takes hold, and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the women find themselves under increasing and extraordinary pressures in a rapidly fragmenting world.

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Nobody understands the true cost of war better than women

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Drama | War

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2015 (UK) See more »

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Damas de guerra See more »

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Cheshire, England, UK See more »

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Despite the first and second series both performing well against rivals, in April 2016, ITV announced that Home Fires had been axed, a decision which caused uproar among fans. A petition and online campaign were soon launched to get the channel to reconsider, with the petition getting over 46320 signatures (updated 05/24/17). See more »

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A great watch
20 July 2017 | by garyjournetSee all my reviews

I was a bit dubious about watching this but I'm glad I did. I binged watched it and it was thoroughly entertaining.

I cant believe after reading the other reviews on here that ITV have cancelled the 3rd series even though some of the stories had already been written.

Begs the question of ITV, how can you cancel a decent show like this and keep the crap ones like love island, take me out and all the other shows just to get people their 5 mins of fame?

Shame on you


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