Homefront (ITV1) Episode 1 Review

Does anything sound familiar with that title? Well, Homefront is certainly going for the Homelandaudience, but doesn’t come close to the emotional frankness of that US favourite.

It’s a shame that Homefront couldn’t do more with its premise, since dealing with soldiers and theirfamilies is certainly not an emotionally baron subject matter. This said, Homefront is a strange little series that seems only able to muster the smallest amount of emotional momentum, with a talented cast somehow struggling with the weight of their responsibility to real-life soldiers and their families. We follow veteran wife Paula (Claire Higgins), new widow Tasha (Antonia Thomas), former nurse Louise (Nicola Stephenson), and newbie Claire (Claire Skinner), as they deal with the day to day turmoil of waiting back home. Read More...



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