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Phil uncovers some of the country's most beautiful houses, revealing the history of Britain and how we became a nation of proud homeowners


Phil reveals 13,000 years of homes, from 11,000 BC to the 1600s

First shown: Wed 30 Jan 2019 | 47 mins

Episode 1 - From Cave Dwellers to Home Makers

Phil tells the story of Britain in the 16th and 17th centuries through more amazing homes

First shown: Wed 6 Feb 2019 | 47 mins

Episode 2 - Lavish Properties and Revolutionary Social Housing

Phil examines how the Industrial Revolution completely changed Britain

First shown: Wed 13 Feb 2019 | 47 mins

Episode 3 - The Industrial Revolution

Phil looks at the period when slums were transformed into decent homes in the 1800s

First shown: Wed 20 Feb 2019 | 47 mins

Episode 4 - Working Class Homes

Phil looks at nine properties from the 1800s and early 1900s include a glam Edwardian home

First shown: Wed 27 Feb 2019 | 47 mins

Episode 5 - Edwardian and Dream Homes

Phil takes a look at more amazing homes, covering suburbia, art deco and modernism

First shown: Wed 6 Mar 2019 | 47 mins

Episode 6 - The Interwar Years

Phil visits the grand house that some children were moved to during Operation Pied Piper

First shown: Wed 13 Mar 2019 | 47 mins

Episode 7 - From World War II to the 1960s

Phil's story gets up to date with lofts and open-plan living

First shown: Wed 20 Mar 2019 | 46 mins

Episode 8 - Contemporary