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.
16 July 1940.
Frances uncovers a horrific secret about her husband’s secret life; he has a son with the company accountant, who also died in the car crash. Alison is approached by the police once more to work for them and must choose between her loyalties to Frances and her country. At a public dance hosted by the Czech soldiers Joyce notices the level of intimacy between Sarah and the Wing Commander; Joyce convinces her that she must remain loyal to her husband for her sake rather than for the scandal. Jenny listens into a call between Joyce and her husband where it seems that Joyce is a Nazi sympathiser and she alerts the village, causing trouble for Joyce with shocking consequences. However Joyce soon reclaims control and Jenny takes a blow. Pat is in danger when Bob returns and someone sees her with Marek. Meanwhile, Teresa is attracted to an unlikely source – a female pilot who is praised by the other soldiers.
Home Fires Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 17 April 2016.
- Running Time: 44-46 minutes.
- Rating: 12.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.