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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

Duration: 1 hour

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

Historical reality show. The team tackle restoring the forge, and Ruth makes remedies for typical winter ailments and gets advice from Christmas cracker historian Peter Kimpton. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Participant:
Ruth Goodman
Participant:
Alex Langlands
Participant:
Peter Ginn

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Historical reality show. Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn return to their farm in Shropshire. There's harvesting to be done before Christmas, and mince pies to be made. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Naomi Benson
Producer:
Naomi Benson
Participant:
Ruth Goodman
Participant:
Alex Langlands
Participant:
Peter Ginn

Wartime Farm

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Recreating the farming conditions of 1945, with Britain partly responsible for feeding populations across the war-torn continent following victory in Europe. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Producer:
Naomi Benson
Director:
Naomi Benson
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

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 ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Historical reality show. Christmas is coming to Acton Scott, but first there's preparation to do. Ruth Goodman and Ivan Day try their hand at making a Christmas pudding. Show more

Contributors

Series Editor:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Participant:
Ruth Goodman
Participant:
Alex Langlands
Participant:
Peter Ginn
Participant:
Ivan Day

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: 59 minutes

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

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. The team visit the South Devon Railway to explore the life of the branch line before the Beeching cuts of the 60s. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Production Company:
Lion Television
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam
Researcher:
Fjolla Iberhysaj
Participant:
Sandra Fry
Participant:
Jim Jeffrey
Participant:
Dave Knowling
Participant:
Alan Taylor
Participant:
Barbara Turner
Participant:
Alasdair Page
Participant:
Mike Esbester
Participant:
Brian Robinson
Participant:
Alan Johnson
Participant:
Darren Robinson
Participant:
John Brodribb
Participant:
Jeremy John
Participant:
Marc Lucas

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Historians Ruth Goodman, Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn explore how the introduction of steam railways in the early 19th century changed Britain. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Participant:
Keith Payne
Participant:
Ian Wilkinson
Participant:
Medina Dick
Participant:
Phil Jones
Participant:
Ron Whalley
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Charlotte Lee
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam
Production Company:
Lion Television

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn help get the most famous locomotive in the world, the Flying Scotsman, into steam. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Production Company:
Lion Television
Participant:
Paul Harrison
Participant:
Brian Hallett
Participant:
Philip Payne
Participant:
David Turner
Participant:
Bill Griffiths
Participant:
Patrick Rowe
Participant:
Meg Arnot
Participant:
Noel Hartley
Participant:
Richard Elliott
Participant:
Keiran Flynn
Participant:
Tony Green
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliott
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Researcher:
Fjolla Iberhysaj
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph
Camera Operator:
Tom Pilbeam
Graphic Designer:
Eddie Gachegua

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

Duration: 59 minutes

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

Series exploring the expansion of railways in the Victorian era. This episode looks at how railways began to move people, rather than just goods, around the country. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Series Producer:
Stuart Elliot
Director:
Stuart Elliot
Executive Producer:
Nick Catliff
Production Manager:
Claire Smith
Production Coordinator:
Rachael Pagett
Sound Recordist:
Tim Hodge
Sound Recordist:
Bill Rudolph
Assistant Producer:
Tom Pilbeam
Production Company:
Lion Television

Wartime Farm

Episode 2

Duration: 59 minutes

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

History programme recreating British farming as it was during World War II. The team tackle the conditions faced in 1940, in the face of rationing and the Blitz. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Producer:
Naomi Benson
Director:
Naomi Benson
Executive Producer:
David Upshal
Presenter:
Peter Ginn

Tales from the Green Valley

Episode 1: September

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Five archaeologists and historians run a farm for a year as it would have been in 1620. The team use oxen to plough, sow seeds by hand and prepare a Jacobean feast. Show more

Wartime Farm

Episode 1

Duration: 59 minutes

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

History programme recreating British farming as it was during WWII, when farmers had to double production. The historian-farmers must reclaim land and prepare for air raids. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Executive Producer:
David Upshal

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

Wartime Farm

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

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

Recreating the farming conditions of 1943, when food imports slumped and Britain's farms had to increase production. The team turns to a popular source of wartime labour, children. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Ruth Goodman
Presenter:
Alex Langlands
Presenter:
Peter Ginn
Producer:
Naomi Benson
Director:
Naomi Benson
Executive Producer:
David Upshal