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Keeping The Castle

Season 1
Living in a castle seems like a fairytale come true, but for these Irish aristocrats, keeping the family home up to scratch can often feel more like a nightmare. From hosting weddings and location shoots for TV shows to the ever-increasing financial challenges of maintaining aging edifices, discover the unique joys and surprising woes of owning grand, historic estates in this BBC docuseries.
Zoë WannamakerJohn CrichtonHenry Crichton
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  1. 1. Keeping The Castle
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    June 10 2018
    Crom Castle in Northern Ireland has been the ancestral seat of the Crichton family for more than 400 years. John, Viscount Crichton, will one day inherit the estate from his father, Lord Erne. This docuseries follows John as he juggles his busy life in London with his responsibilities at Crom, from hosting weddings to providing the location for a TV show, all to keep the finances afloat.
  2. 2. Minding Our Manors
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    June 10 2018
    In search of advice about how to maintain a stately home, John meets with his cousins, Lord and Lady Dunleath, the owners of Ballywalter Park in County Down. The Dunleaths provide him exclusive access and candid insight into the pressures they face and what goes on behind the scenes to optimize the potential of their estate.

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Green Inc.
Acorn TV
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Viscount Crichton