Title:The Victorian House: Where Do Houses Come From?
Date:21st February 1990
Summary:PROGRAMME 1 ASKS WHERE HOUSES COME FROM AND FINDS THEY ARE THE PRODUCT OF MANY FORCES - SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL. IT EXAMINES THE HUGE EXTENT AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF VICTORIAN HOUSE BUILDING AND DISPLAYS THE SOCIETY WHICH PRODUCED THEM. IT ALSO FINDS THAT THE VERYIDEA OF "HOME" IS A VICTORIAN INVENTION - AN ATTEMPT, RARELY ACHIEVED, TO BUILD PLACES OF TRANQUILITY AND ORDER IN A WORLD GONE MAD WITH INDUSTRIALISATION AND URBANISATION.
Description:A SYMPATHETIC USER'S GUIDE TO THE VICTORIAN HOUSE