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

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Series cast summary:
...  Steph Farrow 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Brian Fletcher ...  Little Stan Farrow 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Frances Barden 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Sarah Collingborne 12 episodes, 2015-2016
Claire Price ...  Miriam Brindsley 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Bryn Brindsley 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Pat Simms 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Claire Hillman 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Erica Campbell 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Alison Scotlock 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Teresa Fenchurch 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Bob Simms 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Laura Campbell 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Dr. Will Campbell / ... 12 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Nick Lucas 11 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Joyce Cameron 11 episodes, 2015-2016
Jodie Hamblet ...  Jenny Marshall 11 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Spencer Wilson 10 episodes, 2015-2016
Jacqueline Pilton ...  Cookie 9 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Thumbs 9 episodes, 2015-2016
...  David Brindsley 8 episodes, 2015-2016
Gillian Dean ...  Isobel Reilly 8 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Kate Campbell / ... 7 episodes, 2015-2016
...  Marek Novotny 6 episodes, 2016
...  AC Tom Halliwell 6 episodes, 2016
...  Stanley Farrow / ... 6 episodes, 2015-2016
Nicola Sloane ...  Hazel Flintham 5 episodes, 2015
...  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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One of the highlights of 2015
22 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

Without a shadow of a doubt Home fires is one of the dramas of the year. Set during star of the second world war it focuses some of the families in a small village. It looks more so at the war through the eyes of the women, they each have stories, husbands and children having to fight, social changes, the Women's institute itself.

Beautifully acted from the entire cast, there isn't a single weak link in the chain. I particularly loved the scenes between Samantha Bond and Francesca Annis, they had some great dialogue. The series in my opinion was stolen by Claire Rushbrook and Mark Bazeley, these two took it up another level. Bob's treatment of Pat made me feel genuinely uneasy, both made it so believable.

Everything looked exactly as it should have, I love the hair and clothing throughout, people looked so smart.

Wonderfully scripted, beautifully acted this series was a true winner, it's no surprise it received such good audiences and was granted a second series. Who knows, this could continue for a little while yet.


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