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Britain's Hidden Heritage - Season 1-2 | Collection

DVD  |  Reality/Lifestyle  |  04 Sep 2013


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Presenter Paul Martin and his team travel up and down Britain looking for undiscovered treasures and forgotten places that tell us about its rich and astonishing history.

This series is a journey back in time through extraordinary landmark homes and landmark treasures. So extraordinary that HRH the Prince of Wales joins our passionate team of enthusiasts and experts as he gives his own personal insight into saving and restoring a magnificent home and its possessions so that the nation can share in the social history the property provides.This series peels away the modern wallpaper of British life to reveal incredible secrets of Britains treasured heritage. Featuring remarkable stories in each episode including the discovery of a hand-written cookbook authored by the cook of historic house, Audley End, in 1880. The recipes are tested to take us back in time. We visit a Castle Prison, first used as a gaol in the mid eighteenth century, and reveal the history of a barbaric form of rehabilitation, and also Berkeley Castle, owned and lived in by the same family for almost 900 years. This Norman fortress holds an extraordinary archive collection and in 2004, seven lost arias by Vivaldi were discovered amongst the old documents. Paul Martin travels to Northern Ireland and to Mount Stewart a country house recently bequeathed to the nation, that is still in the process of revealing its heritage treasures. Richard E Grant goes behind the scenes at Pinewood Studios, revealing secrets of the British cinema and the classic films that inspired him as a young actor.Visually stunning, the cameras capture stately Britain and all its hidden treasures in their full glory.

Title: Britain's Hidden Heritage - Season 1-2 | Collection

Format: DVD

Release Date: 04 Sep 2013

Actor(s): Paul Martin, Dame Kelly Holmes, Richard E Grant

Sku: 2230367

Catalogue No: KAL3269

Category: Reality/Lifestyle

Disc Count: 2

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

OFLC Rating: TBA

Run Time: 282

Transfer Format: 16:9 Enhanced, Widescreen

Video Format: PAL

Primary Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0

Language: English, Dolby Digital 2.0

Region Code: ALL

OFLC Advice: To Be Confirmed

Dubbed Languages: English, Dolby Digital 2.0

Genre: Special Interest,