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.
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
Yes, really. This time they've really bitten the bullet on historical re-enactment. Ruth, Peter and Tom, previously seen on the Tudor Monastery Farm, have travelled to France to take part in an archaeological project of huge proportions. Using 13th century tools and materials, they learn how a castle was built. As someone who loves Medieval… Continue reading How To Build A Medieval Castle
A new historical factual series has been commissioned by the BBC. 24 Hours in the Past, with Ruth Goodman (Victorian Farm), will be supervising six famous faces as they are challenged to live like the poorest Victorians over four days and nights. The BBC Media Centre describes it thus: Four-part series 24 Hours In The Past… Continue reading 24 Hours in the Past – New TV Series Commissioned