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Secrets of the London UndergroundSecrets of the London Underground
Yesterday, 2021 Running | Documentary
Rating: 4/5

Ever wonder what's behind closed doors at stations, what lies beneath the streets of London and what secret stories this fascinating city holds? Take a trip below the surface with Siddy Holloway and Tim Dunn with the new 6-part series Secrets of the London Underground. Catch it on Yesterday or UKTV Play this July. Join the the pair as they explore abandoned tunnels, secret bunkers and hidden staircases that have been concealed from public view for years - including midnight track walks, exploring the deepest point of the London Underground and even a lost station from 1906.


Mysteries at the CastleMysteries at the Castle
Travel Channel, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Adventure, Educational, History, Reality

Behind the gates of the world's most impressive castles, manor houses and mansions are secrets waiting to be revealed. See these amazing structures in all their glory and hear their remarkable, mysterious and bizarre tales.


Hidden Treasures of the National TrustHidden Treasures of the National Trust
BBC Two, 2023 Running | Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

A look behind the velvet rope at the UK's most beautiful and historic homes with the people saving Britain's priceless heritage.


Secrets of the Royal PalacesSecrets of the Royal Palaces
Channel 5, 2021 Running | History, Documentary

Behind-the-scenes stories of the British monarchy's residences. Historian Kate Williams also has some gruesome tales from palace history.


George Clarke's National Trust UnlockedGeorge Clarke's National Trust Unlocked

George Clarke explores some of the UK's most impressive historic homes, as he delves into their hidden recesses and takes in their stunning surroundings.


Inside Windsor CastleInside Windsor Castle
Channel 5, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Biography

Explore the secrets of the world's oldest and largest inhabited castle, as we journey through the history and grandeur of Windsor Castle. Join us as we discover the stories and scandals of the royal family, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the daily life of the staff who keep this magnificent palace running.


How the Victorians Built BritainHow the Victorians Built Britain
Channel 5, 2018 On Hiatus | History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

This series travels the length and breadth of Britain to find out how the Victorians built Britain. It uncovers the incredible and surprising stories behind iconic landmarks; discovers the hidden heroes behind the epic constructions; and finds out how the incredible advances made by the Victorians forged the world we live in today.


Britain's Secret HomesBritain's Secret Homes
ITV, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Lifestyle, Housing/Building, Garden/Landscape, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

This series reveals the remarkable stories behind 50 of the UK's most secret and surprising homes. The five one-hour programmes, made in partnership with English Heritage, are presented by two award-winning broadcasters - journalist, Michael Buerk and historian and author Bettany Hughes.


Phil Spencer's Stately HomesPhil Spencer's Stately Homes
MORE4, 2016 On Hiatus | Documentary, History

In this new series, Phil Spencer reveals his passion for period property on a grand tour of Britain's magnificent stately homes. From the spectacular Scottish Lowlands to the stunning South Downs, Phil reveals how and why these houses came to be, and some of the jaw-dropping bills their owners were landed with.


Restoration HomeRestoration Home
BBC One, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Housing/Building, Reality, Documentary
Rating: 4/5

The six episodes feature historic buildings that have been saved from a state of dereliction by their new owners. The show is presented by Caroline Quentin who has a great interest and history of the restoration of old buildings, with the help of architectural expert Kieran Long, and social historian Dr Kate.


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