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Victorian Farm

2009TV-14
In this unique project, historian Ruth Goodman as well as archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn immerse themselves in the life of the Victorian farmer as he would have lived on the Acton Scott Estate.
Starring
Stephen Noonan
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 15, 2009
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As autumn ends, winter-proofing begins in earnest - essential work if the livestock and crops are to make it through the frost.
  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 12, 2009
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Before the team's year on Victorian Farm comes to an end, they must bring in the wheat harvest and master the Reaper Binder.

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Directors
Stuart Elliott
Producers
Naomi Benson
Network
All3Media
Content advisory
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