The Resource Secrets of the manor house

Secrets of the manor house

Label
Secrets of the manor house
Title
Secrets of the manor house
Contributor
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The enormous popularity of period costume dramas set in the English countryside has led to huge interest in the real-life stories of the amazing stately homes that dot the landscape and often serve as the settings for these lush productions. This five-part series explores four of the bestknown homes in England, and provides a primer for understanding the inner workings of the British stately homes in the early 20th century, as well as revealing the incredibly rich history of their occupants. Secrets of the Manor House: Exactly 100 years ago, the world of the British stately homes was at its height. It was a life of luxury and indolence for a wealthy few supported by the labour of hundreds of servants toiling ceaselessly zbelow stairs” to make the lives of their lords and ladies run as smoothly as possible. But what was really going on behind these stately walls? Secrets of the Manor House looks beyond the fiction to the truth of what life was like in these British houses of yesteryear. Secrets of Highclere Castle: Secrets of Highclere Castle is the true story of one of the world?s most famous homes, Highclere Castle in England. Famous as the location backdrop to the hugely popular costume drama Downton Abbey, the castle also has its own extraordinary tales to tell. Secrets of Highclere Castle gives a privileged, behind-the-scenes taste of what it is like to be a modern-day Lord and Lady living in a home with 1300 years of English history. Secrets of Henry VIII?s Palace - Hampton Court: Hampton Court is the ultimate royal pleasure palace ? embodying the indulgent and grandiose kingship built by Cardinal Wolsey and developed by Henry VIII. Through its rooms, we chart King Henry VIII?s decline from fit young warrior to bloated womaniser and recall the vivid stories of the ladies who became his queens. Go beneath the brick and stone of this true pleasure palace and now thriving tourist location to uncover an abundance of art and stories that bring Hampton Court alive. Secrets of Chatsworth: In its 500-year history, Chatsworth has been home to some notable inhabitants, among them the 5th Duke of Devonshire, his wife, Lady Georgiana Spencer, and Lady Elizabeth Foster, who lived together in a ménage à trois. King Edward VII enjoyed shooting parties on the estate and was often entertained by Duchess Louisa, one of Britain?s foremost political hostesses. Secrets of Althorp - The Spencers: Althorp, childhood home and final resting place of Princess Diana, is currently the home of Diana?s brother, Charles, the 9th Earl Spencer. Nineteen generations of Spencers have presided over this grand estate for more than 500 years. The Spencer dynasty has produced politicians, military heroes, dukes and duchesses and will one day furnish Britain with a king: Diana?s son, Prince William. Noted for their generosity, the Spencers once came to the rescue of a distant cousin fallen on hard times: the great-great-great-grandfather of George Washington
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer: Jeremy Dear
Dewey number
728.80942
Intended audience
Censorship classification: PG
Language note
In English; English subtitles for the hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Narrated by Samuel West
Runtime
260
Technique
live action
Label
Secrets of the manor house
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • "SBS1613"
  • Originally released: 2013
  • "SBS"--Cover
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 260 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9322225196520
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
SBS1613
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 000052945753
System details
DVD; all regions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Secrets of the manor house
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • "SBS1613"
  • Originally released: 2013
  • "SBS"--Cover
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 260 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9322225196520
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
SBS1613
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 000052945753
System details
DVD; all regions
Video recording format
DVD

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