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Victorian Slum House: Season 1 (2017)



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Modern-day families, couples and individuals recreate 19th-century life in London's East End and experience the tough living and working conditions of the Victorian poor.


Critic Reviews for Victorian Slum House: Season 1

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

Think Survivor-meets-Who Do You Think You Are? and add a layer or two of soot, and you pretty much have it.

May 2, 2017 | Full Review…

Victorian Slum House is a remarkable combination of educational, inspirational and entertaining.

May 2, 2017 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

This was an absorbing social experiment yet unlikely to persuade anyone that things were better before welfare, trade unions, state pensions and other new-fangled life-savers.

May 2, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Any lingering cosiness about the Victorian age, filtered through the sentimentality and picturesqueness of fiction, receives a terminal bonk on the head from BBC2's new series The Victorian Slum.

May 2, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Entertaining in a sober-minded, educational way, Victorian Slum House offers an illuminating history lesson without getting preachy or dull.

May 2, 2017 | Full Review…

The problem with Slum is that the pace of the episodes is crawlingly slow.

May 2, 2017 | Full Review…

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