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George Clarke's Old House New Home

Season 1
Britain has some of the most beautiful historic houses in the world. From Victorian to Art Deco, there are different architectural styles on every street. But the way houses were built years ago just doesn't work for us today. So, what should we chuck and what should we cherish? Architect George Clarke gets under the skin of homes with history to unlock their potential.
20165 episodes
TV-PG
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - Devon
    June 6, 2016
    46min
    TV-PG
    Architect George Clarke tries to drag more period properties into the 21st Century. In beautiful Devon, he visits a Victorian property where the kitchen has been dropped in completely the wrong place. Can he come up with a design that reflects the period, and works for all the family? Then there’s a 400-year-old cottage that needs updating. But will the tiny budget be enough?
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  2. S1 E2 - Hampshire and East Sussex
    June 13, 2016
    46min
    TV-PG
    In his campaign to help turn older properties into 21st Century stunners, architect George Clarke visits two more homes in need of help. He visits a beautiful cottage in Hampshire that has a very eccentric layout and needs extensive reorganization. While a farmhouse in East Sussex needs a major bathroom rethink, but is the budget big enough?
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  3. S1 E3 - St Leonards-on-Sea and Manchester
    June 20, 2016
    46min
    TV-PG
    Architect George Clarke is on a mission to drag older houses kicking and screaming into the modern era. In the seaside town of St Leonards, he helps to turn a compact apartment into a cool, elegant kitchen-diner. In Manchester, he tackles a 1930s house with compact dimensions and a miniscule budget to match. Can George transform the cramped kitchen into a functional beauty?
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  4. S1 E4 - Leicester and Brixton
    June 27, 2016
    46min
    TV-PG
    Architect George Clarke is trying to turn outdated homes into sleek, modern marvels. In Leicester, he helps a couple reclaim their home's classic Georgian features and dimensions. In London, he tackles a Victorian living room overwhelmed by 70s kitsch. But can George lose all the tackiness and replace it with smart and sophisticated design?
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  5. S1 E5 - Newquay
    July 4, 2016
    46min
    TV-PG
    Architect George Clarke turns his design genius to one of the most stylish periods: the art deco age. He tries to return a neglected art deco gem in Cornwall that has suffered from constant unsympathetic renovations, to its former glory. But can he uncover the house’s lost beauty and stylish features while also making it suitable for modern family living?
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Starring
George Clarke
Studio
Amazing Productions Limited
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