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Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold reveal the skills of medieval castle builders, exploring the art of medieval combat and the building of the castle's defensive structures. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Presenter:
Tom Pinfold
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Producer:
Blythe Tinker
Director:
Blythe Tinker
Production Company:
Lion Television Scotland

Tudor Monastery Farm

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Historians run a farm in West Sussex exactly as it would have been in 1500. This episode focuses on the staple foods of everyday Tudor life - bread and ale. Show more

Tudor Monastery Farm

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Historians run a farm in West Sussex exactly as it would have been in 1500. The team explores Tudor hospitality, learning how the monasteries courted wealthy benefactors. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Tom Pinfold and Peter Ginn recreate how the farms of Tudor England celebrated the 12 days of Christmas with banquets and carol singing. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Presenter:
Tom Pinfold
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold reveal the skills of medieval castle builders. Peter and Tom set to work learning how to construct a spiral staircase. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Presenter:
Tom Pinfold
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Production Company:
Lion Television Scotland

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold learn how to build a medieval castle. The team enter the surprisingly colourful world of medieval interior design. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Presenter:
Tom Pinfold
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Producer:
Lindsay Hill
Director:
Lindsay Hill
Production Company:
Lion Television Scotland

Tudor Monastery Farm

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Historians run a farm in West Sussex exactly as it would have been in 1500. This episode focuses on wool production - known as 'the jewel in the realm' of the English economy. Show more

Tudor Monastery Farm

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Historians run a farm in West Sussex exactly as it would have been in 1500. The team learn how important lead was as a building material, and experiment with a camera obscura. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold learn how to build a medieval castle. The team delves deeper into the secrets of the skilled communities who built medieval castles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Presenter:
Tom Pinfold
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Producer:
Blythe Tinker
Director:
Blythe Tinker
Production Company:
Lion Television Scotland

Tudor Monastery Farm

Series 1

Episode 6

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Historians run a farm in West Sussex as it would have been in 1500. The team recreate the winter harvest and look at how Henry VIII's Dissolution changed farming life forever. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Ruth Goodman, Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold learn how to build a medieval castle. The team come together to help construct a spectacular limestone window for the chapel. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Presenter:
Tom Pinfold
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Producer:
Giulia Clark
Director:
Giulia Clark
Production Company:
Lion Television Scotland

Tudor Monastery Farm

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold turn the clock back over 500 years to run a farm in West Sussex exactly as it would have been in 1500. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Presenter:
Tom Pinfold
Participant:
Robin Wood
Participant:
Mark Goodman
Executive Producer:
David Upshal