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From History to Screenplay: Q & A with Home Fires Author Julie Summers Part 2

From History to Screenplay: Q & A Part 2 with “Home Fires” Author Julie Summers

In part two of our interview feature with Summers, the author and historian discusses historical aspects of Women’s Institutes. Continue reading

Home Fires Julie Summers Q & A 1

From History to Screenplay: Q & A Part 1 with “Home Fires” Author Julie Summers

Author Julie Summers tells us about seeing her book inspire a hit series and the creativity that brought the WW2 home front to life. Continue reading

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Home Fires: Setting the Scene with Author Julie Summers

The author of the book that inspired the hit series Home Fires takes you deeper into the Women’s Institute movement just prior to WWII. Continue reading

The Fear Before the Storm: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 6

The Fear Before the Storm: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 6

Ahead of the season 1 finalé, Home Fires author Julie Summers looks back at the last days before World War 2 came to Britain’s shores. Continue reading

The Value of Communication: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 5

The Value of Communication: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 5

TONIGHT 9pm ET: Author Julie Summers looks back on how letter writing was a powerful act of friendship, inspiration and love during WW2. Continue reading

Love and Sex in a Time of War: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 4

Love and Sex in a Time of War: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 4

Home Fires author and historian Julie Summers tells us how romance was kept alive and well in both Canada and the UK during WW2. Continue reading

Love, War and Housecoats: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 3

Love, War and Housecoats: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 3

Author Julie Summers takes you back to when housecoats were in Vogue and letters of friendship brought women together during World War 2. Continue reading

Fear Into Fortitude: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 2

Author Julie Summers transports us back to the first, fearful weeks of WW2 and the WI’s growing role at home. Home Fires airs Wed., 9pm ET. Continue reading

Home Fires S1E6

Could We One Day See a Third Season of Home Fires?

While nothing is imminent, “Home Fires” Creator Simon Block says that he is ready to make brand new episodes of the hit series. Continue reading

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Home Fires Creator Talks Turning the Series into Novels

When “Home Fires” was cancelled in the U.K., fans of the series implored creator Simon Block to continue the story in book form. Continue reading