‘Home Fires’ won’t be returning for Season 3

ITV has axed Home Fires after just two seasons. Inspired by the book Jambusters by Julie Summers, the World War II drama launched on ITV in May 2015 and ran for 12 episodes, ending on a cliffhanger last weekend. Home Fires followed a group of inspirational women at the heart of a rural Cheshire community who steadfastly bring the … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 episode guide

World War II drama Home Fires returns to ITV for a six-part second season. Inspired by the book Jambusters by Julie Summers, Home Fires follows a group of inspirational women at the heart of a rural Cheshire community who steadfastly bring the village together during our nation’s darkest hour. Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 Episode 5 recap: Watch out, Frances

It’s now late August, 1940, and bombs light up the night sky on the horizon. Steph and Little Stan are struggling to bring in the harvest. The hired laborers desert in the middle of the night, leaving Steph, Stan, and the blind Isobel to accomplish the insurmountable task on their own. Steph finally collapses under … >

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‘Home Fires’ interview: Samantha Bond chats about Season 2

Downton Abbey star Samantha Bond is back on ITV in a second season of Home Fires. Samantha Bond plays Frances, the heart and soul of Great Paxford’s WI and the village community. Formidably intelligent and with a strong entrepreneurial drive, she can’t help but dominate any forum. She’s a great woman to have in your … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 Episode 2 review

As June wears on, we learn that both Peter Barden and his accountant Helen were killed in the car crash. The war casts a pall on Helen’s burial, as an air raid sends everyone to the shelter in the Bardens’ basement. Everyone except Frances, who can’t bear to go into the shelter and Sarah, who … >

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‘Home Fires’ Season 2 Episode 1 review

The second season of ITV’s Home Fires delivers us back to Great Paxford in June, 1940 — one month before the beginning of the Battle of Britain. The skies are sunny and the people we’ve come to know and love are trying to live simple lives with everyday joys, but the foreboding specter of war … >

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8 ‘Downton Abbey’ actors who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’

As we approach the end of Downton Abbey, we decided to take a look at the stars of ITV’s period drama who’ve also been in Doctor Who…   Hugh Bonneville as Robert Crawley and as Captain Henry Avery in ‘The Curse of the Black Spot’   Iain Glen as Sir Richard Carlisle and as Father … >

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