A House Through Time(TV show/series, 2018-)

1h per episode | Genre: Documentary

Scripted Reality in 4 seasons with 16 episodes

A House Through TimeRating: 4.5/5 (with 1 vote)
A House Through Time is a documentary television series made by Twenty Twenty Television for BBC Two. The first series aired in 2018, a second in 2019 and a third in 2020, with each examining the history of a single residential building in an English city. The programme is presented by David Olusoga, who studied history at the University of Liverpool in the early 1990s and is Professor of Public History at Manchester University. The series consultant is design historian Professor Deborah Sugg Ryan, of the University of Portsmouth, who also appears in each episode. A fourth series, set in Leeds, has been commissioned for broadcast in 2021. ()
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About A House Through Time

Through the prism of one single terraced house in Liverpool, this series tells a story of Britain from the 1840s to the present day - a period of seismic social change. Searching through city archives, scouring records, and tracking down their living descendants, presenter David Olusoga tells the untold stories of the people who once lived in the house and gains a unique insight into the making of modern Britain.

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A House Through Time Seasons and Episodes

09/07/2021Season 4 - 4 episodes
David Olusoga sets out once more to uncover the history of a single house in Leeds and the histories of its residents from the Victorian era up to the present day.
#1 | 09/07/2021Episode 1
David Olusoga reveals the extraordinary story of a Victorian house's first resident, lawyer William Bruce, who tried and failed to save the life of a man convicted of murder. Tracking our house forward, David uncovers the remarkable rags-to-riches story of Ann Dawson, before learning that master builder William Nicholson, founder of a famous dynasty that built Leeds landmarks including County Arcade, once resided in the property.
#2 | 09/14/2021Episode 2
#3 | 09/21/2021Episode 3
#4 | 09/28/2021Episode 4 - in 2d
05/26/2020Season 3 - 4 episodes
04/08/2019Season 2 - 4 episodes
01/04/2018Season 1 - 4 episodes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: United Kingdom (UK)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 2 languages: English (EN), Dutch (NL)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 01/04/2018
Latest episode released on: 06/16/2020
Presenter/Host: David Olusoga

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:44939, Added: 02/28/2021, Last updated: 09/07/2021