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Bringing Eddie Home is a radio play by the late John Peacock. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 22 May 2006, as an installment of the Afternoon Play[1][2].


The death of a young soldier, and the callous way in which the govenment treated the bereaved. Based on a true story.


  • Aunt Ivy/Carolyn - Jane Whittenshaw
  • Colin/Tony Wallace - Mark Homer
  • Dorothy Fine/Val Wallace - Nicola Barber
  • Eddie - Joe Absolom
  • Edna Wallace - Edna Dore
  • Jack Wallace - Bill Treacher
  • Major Ashton - Anton Lesser
  • Martin Wallace/Merlyn Rees - Sam Dale
  • Newsreader/Priest - Ian Masters
  • Young Edna - Tilly Vosburgh
  • Young Jack - Todd Carty

Directed by Celia de Wolff

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