Back in Time for the Weekend – Episode 4
February 23, 2016 | BBC Two, Documentaries | No Comments|
Back in Time for the Weekend – Series 1 – Episode 4
Catch up with the most recent episode of Back in Time for the Weekend. From Tuesday, 23 February 2016 at 8pm on BBC Two. Available to watch free, online here on BBC iPlayer.
The Ashby-Hawkins family have decided to give up their 21st century technology and travel back in time. They aim to discover the radical transformation of our leisure time since 1950. Guided by presenter Giles Coren and social historian Polly Russell, the family’s experience is underpinned by The Family Expenditure Survey. This was a government study which ran from the 1950’s through to 1999.
In each episode, the family have to come to terms with all the washing, cooking and cleaning which was expected in those days,