Home Fires is a British period television drama about the life of Women’s Institute members on the Home Front during the Second World War.
Set in a rural Cheshire community called Great Paxford, the series is produced by ITV, and launched its first series in May 2015. The first series is set between September 1939 and early 1940.
11 June 1940.
As war begins to take its toll on Great Paxford and the Battle of Britain looms, Teresa must step in to protect an Italian resident from the other people of the village. Sarah begins to feel alone after she gets some tragic news about her husband on the front lines, yet she must rise up to address the village over the silencing of the church bells. Alison gets the verdict on whether the charges will be upheld or dropped, however she must then make a difficult choice after the result. Claire and Spencer marry in secret; Jenny learns of this and tells Frances. Pat befriends a kindly Czech soldier and enjoys her new life with no husband. Frances has a heart stopping encounter.
Home Fires Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 03 April 2016.
- Running Time: 44-46 minutes.
- Rating: 12.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.