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Victorian Farm

2009TV-14
Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn go back in time to relive the day-to-day life of a Victorian farmer.
Starring
Ruth GoodmanAlex LanglandsPeter Ginn
Genres
Documentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Program 1
    January 8, 2009
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The team move into the smallholding at Acton Scott and begin restoring the cottage, getting in some practice with steam-powered machinery and making cider.
  2. 2. Program 2
    January 14, 2009
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Peter tries to build pigsties, and Ruth tackles the laundry. A ram and a Shire horse arrive. Ahead lies a Victorian Christmas of decorations, cooking, and church carols.
  3. 3. Program 3
    January 22, 2009
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Emergency repairs demand the team go back to DIY basics with the help of the woodsman, the blacksmith and the basketmaker.
  4. 4. Program 4
    January 29, 2009
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Alex and Peter must master animal midwifery in time for spring, and the team turns to Victorian science in a bid to save their struggling crops.
  5. 5. Program 5
    February 5, 2009
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Ruth dives into a tough task in the dairy, Alex tries his hand at bee-keeping and the lengthening summer days give Peter and Alex a chance to try out some Victorian cricket.
  6. 6. Program 6
    February 11, 2009
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As their year on the Victorian Farm draws to an end, the team have to perform the most crucial task on the calendar: bringing in the wheat harvest.

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Directors
Stuart Elliott
Producers
Lion Television
Network
Acorn TV
Content advisory
Alcohol usefoul languageviolence