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
More news about this programme which will see celebrities living in a Victorian workplace for 24 hours. It will be presented by Fi Glover, from Radio 4's The Listening Project. The article can be found here.
The Medieval period (also known as the Middle Ages) covers a span of approximately 1,000 years. A lot happened in this time that helped defined Britain as we know it, including the castles. Just about every castle in Britain comes from this time, and with them comes a legacy of legends and war. And with this… Continue reading Castles, Castles Everywhere