Victorian Slum House

Premiered May 2, 2017

Victorian Slum House takes viewers back to the British slums of the 1800s, where a group of modern-day families, couples and individuals recreate life in London'’s East End as their forbearers once lived between 1860-1900.

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Episodes 1

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House The 1900s

Victorian Slum House

The 1900s

Observe the social changes of the 1900s.

53:39

The 1900s

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Clips 10

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House A Surprise Feast from Edward VII

Victorian Slum House

A Surprise Feast from Edward VII

Edward VII's coronation banquet finds its way into the slum.

1:43

A Surprise Feast from Edward VII

1:43

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House A Trip to the Countryside

Victorian Slum House

A Trip to the Countryside

The slum residents go on a day trip to the countryside.

1:32

A Trip to the Countryside

1:32

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House Andy Loses His Income

Victorian Slum House

Andy Loses His Income

Andy loses his livelihood when the doss-house is condemned.

1:12

Andy Loses His Income

1:12

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House Russell Struggles with Tailoring

Victorian Slum House

Russell Struggles with Tailoring

Russell's had enough of Victorian tailoring, it's time for a couple of pints.

1:29

Russell Struggles with Tailoring

1:29

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House Food and Jokes to Pay the Rent

Victorian Slum House

Food and Jokes to Pay the Rent

The Potters sell sheep trotters on the streets of Spittlefields.

1:21

Food and Jokes to Pay the Rent

1:21

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House Slum Tourism

Victorian Slum House

Slum Tourism

The slum dwellers experience the Victorian trend for slum tourism.

2:06

Slum Tourism

2:06

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House Child Labor in Victorian Britain

Victorian Slum House

Child Labor in Victorian Britain

The Howarths take on extra help and Victorian child labor is food for thought.

1:42

Child Labor in Victorian Britain

1:42

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House Living in a Doss-House

Victorian Slum House

Living in a Doss-House

John and Maria bed down in the Victorian doss-house

0:55

Living in a Doss-House

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Previews 5

Video thumbnail: Victorian Slum House Next on Episode 5

Victorian Slum House

Next on Episode 5

Observe the social changes of the 1900s.

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Next on Episode 5

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Victorian Slum House

Next on Episode 4

London recovers from an economic depression.

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Victorian Slum House

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Learn why, despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London.

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Victorian Slum House

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Witness a dire economic depression heightened by the arrival of Irish migrants.

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Next on Episode 2

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