Characters in the 6 player game:
Walter Jefferson Truthbender III – US newspaper reporter
Inquisitive, insistent but always polite, Walter works for the New York Herald writing up stories of war torn England. He spends a lot of personal time with Mrs Elaine Chatelaine.
Frenchie Letterman – Postman
Frenchie is an ex-Great War soldier. He maintains the local postal service by collecting, sorting and delivering all the mail in Felsham. He always proudly wears a uniform whether military or postal.
Norman Saddleback – Mayor of Felsham village
An ex-Great War serviceman, Norman is a very jolly person who believes life is for living and enjoying. He is the life and soul of any function and is extremely proud of his enormous chain of office which he wears at all times.
Mrs Elaine Chatelaine – Retired schoolteacher
A colourful and educated widow, Elaine is always smartly dressed and sociable. She enjoys male company but is not a flirt. She is the owner of small florist shop in the High Street.
Pearl Twinset – Hotel housekeeper
A capable controller, Pearl practically runs the Cliff Hotel single-handedly. She is a little starchy, wears a heavy pearl necklace and has a bag full of business cards.
Busty Haystacks – Land Army girl
Busty is an ex-public schoolteacher (girls school) with a passion for being outdoors. She prefers fashionable clothing when not in overalls but occasionally she is caught between the two and seen wearing something glamorous with overalls!
Additional characters in the 8 player game:
Holly Hedges – Gardener
Holly is a jobbing gardener and is very knowledgeable about plants. Various gardening implements are always found in her assorted pockets. Holly is in tune with nature and professes to a psychic ability. She has no family ties.
Ted – Spiv
Ted is sharp-suited and a provider of anything anyone could possibly wish to buy. He is employed in a reserved occupation on the railway so is in no danger of being called up unless he loses his job. Ted always has to hand a small suitcase of ‘samples’ and an array of watches inside his jacket.
Additional characters in the 10 player game:
Lt Sherman Tank – Serviceman
Now apparently fit, Sherman is awaiting discharge from sick leave. He is a British commando officer with an unfortunate name. He is having an on-off relationship with Busty Haystacks.
Cherry Ready – Council secretary
A young woman with lofty aspirations, Cherry is always smartly dressed and made up. She is an efficient secretary with an eye for the main chance.
Additional characters in the 12 player game:
Misty Witchfinder – Ambulance driver
Misty is a part-time or emergency ambulance driver. She also works in the library. A self-contained person, Misty can cope on her own in most circumstances. It is thought that she is a German speaker as she has a heavy German accent.
Roger Freely – Fireman
A womanising official who is now thoroughly enjoying himself now that his family have been evacuated to Wales. Life couldn’t be better!