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Victorian Slum House

Victorian Slum House

Five-part series, Tuesdays, May 2-23 at 8 p.m.

In this series, a Victorian tenement in the heart of London's East End has been painstakingly brought back to life. A group of 21st century people are moving in to experience the tough living and working conditions of the Victorian poor.

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Enter the 1890s, when mass manufacturing and social reform offer a bit of hope for some...
Despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London, desperate...
Witness a dire economic depression heightened by the arrival of Irish migrants seeking...
Follow participants as they move into an 1860s tenement made up of sparse rooms, a shared...


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Upcoming Episodes

Tue 5/30, 800pm

Observe the social changes the slum dwellers face as they move into the 20th century. A few families prosper, but others continue to face the poverty endemic in Britain. See what steps are finally taken to alleviate the plight of the poor.

Fri 6/2, 400am

Observe the social changes the slum dwellers face as they move into the 20th century. A few families prosper, but others continue to face the poverty endemic in Britain. See what steps are finally taken to alleviate the plight of the poor.