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Secrets of Historic Britain   

Information
Series 1: 6x60 | HD | 2017
Series 2: 12x60 | HD | 2018
Series 3: 6x60 | HD | 2019
Production Company
Spun Gold TV/Motion Content Group
Primary Broadcaster
Channel 5

With unprecedented access to some of our most famous historical landmarks, Alan Titchmarsh and a host of celebrities with a passion for the past reveal the treasures and secrets hidden throughout the National Trust, from exploring the incredible human stories behind stunning estates and historic houses to uncovering priceless natural history throughout Britain’s hundreds of miles of breath-taking landscape and coastlines. This is a rarely seen side of the National Trust and the extraordinary work that goes on behind the scenes to preserve our most valuable heritage sites. 

SCREENER ARRIVING September (Series 3)

Series 2 - Episode 5: Cragside

Cragside is a stunning gothic revival house that literally juts out from the crag. Alan Titchmarsh discovers that it was the first household to be powered by hydroelectricity which used water from the lakes as energy and that it has under floor heating, hot and cold running wa-ter and the servants even had a dishwasher. By braving hidden subterranean tunnels, strictly off limits to the public, Alan will be able to see the impressive

Series 2 - Episode 4: Workhouse

By exploring Southwell Workhouse's unforgiving courtyards and eery hallways, Alan Titchmarsh will tell the story of the horrors that went on within these WALLS and other similar Workhouses across the country. He will experience first hand the back breaking and often pointless tasks inmates were subjected to, given unprecedented access to it's harrowing infirmary.

Series 2 - Episode 2: Stowe

Alan ventures underneath the Temple of Venus to discover the structural under-world that is the foundation of Stowe, he meets Stowe’s Headmaster over a spot of school dinner getting to sit in the same seat as the estate’s most important visitor Queen Victoria and he will also pour over precious sales catalogues that tells the story of how preparations for her royal VISIT eventually led to the downfall of Stowe itself.