Hidden Home Front - Episode 5: How kitchens became battlefields in First World War
From the beginning of the First World War, Britain had great difficulty feeding itself causing hardship at home. Despite voluntary programmes food rationing was the only solution to the crisis.
Historian Elspeth King of the University of Worcester shows how food was a critical weapon of war.
Keywords: Women, Families, Children, First World War, Rationing, Worcestershire, Maggie Andrews
Elspeth King, University of Worcester
Sean Griffiths, ICE Productions
Actors: Dan Hagley, Sean Connolly, Stephan Bessant, Stuart Wishart
Filming Locations: National Trust Croome Park, Black Country Living Museum, Worcester Guild Hall, University of Worcester
Andy Partington, Swift Productions
Assistant Camera Operator:
Gary Tanner, Sam Britton
Images Kindly Supplied by:
Imperial War Museum, Pathe News
Special Thanks to:
Series Editor - Professor Maggie Andrews, University of Worcester