The farm team are back! Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Alex Langlands (yes, he's back) are, this time, showing us how the age of steam helped shape our country. Starting tonight, in this six part series, they begin with the railway. For more information see the Radio Times.
New series. Four bakers leave their businesses behind to experience what their profession was like during the Victorian era, working from a rural bake house kitted out exactly as it would have been in the 1830s, while historians Alex Langlands and Annie Gray fill in the background story. In this edition the bakers must get… Continue reading New Programme – Victorian Bakers
The broadcast date for 24 Hours in the Past has been confirmed. The first episode will be aired on 28th April at 9pm on BBC One. As previously mentioned, 24 Hours in the Past will put six celebrities in a Victorian workplace to see how life was really like for the poor in Britain. They… Continue reading Update: 24 Hours in the Past – Broadcast Date Confirmed
An update to my previous post on the upcoming television programme, 24 Hours in the Past. As previously mentioned, 24 Hours in the Past will put six celebrities in a Victorian workplace to see how life was really like for the poor in Britain. They will be supervised by Ruth Goodman from the 'farm' series,… Continue reading Update: 24 Hours in the Past
If you really enjoyed watching Secrets of the Castle, then you'll be pleased to know that the DVD will be released on 26th January. You can pre-order the DVD here. Currently the DVD is region 2, so only playable in Europe, unless you have a region-free DVD player. Also, a book about the building of… Continue reading Secrets of the Castle – Book and DVD
Those familiar with the 'Farm' series of programmes, may not have heard about Tales from the Green Valley. The precursor to Victorian Farm is set in the Welsh borders living life in 1620. The presenters are five hand-picked experts - Stuart Peachey, Chloe Spencer, Alex Langlands, Peter Ginn (nicknamed Fonz) and Ruth Goodman. First broadcast… Continue reading Tales from the Green Valley