Treasure Houses of Britain [2 Discs] [DVD]

This visually stunning release takes viewers on an armchair tour of five of the grandest, most opulent houses in England.
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Synopsis

Treasure Houses of Britain, Program 3: Recapturing the Past
Viewers are invited to tour some of Britain's most impressive and magnificent homes in Treasure Houses of Britain. Each program in this three-part series is hosted by John Julius Norwich, the Viscount, who takes us behind the doors of homes built as early as the 15th century. Explore the history of the house and its architectural innovation and learn from current owners the unique challenges of owning and living in such a historic home. Treasure Houses of Britain, Program 3: Recapturing the Past features the following houses: Belvoir Castle, Plas Newydd, Penrhyn Castle, Wightwick Manor, Haddon Hall, and Lindisfare Castle. ~ Laura Mahnken, Rovi

Treasure Houses of Britain, Program 2: Palaces of Reason and Delight
Viewers are invited to tour some of Britain's most impressive and magnificent homes in Treasure Houses of Britain. Each program in this three-part series is hosted by John Julius Norwich, the Viscount, who takes us behind the doors of homes built as early as the 15th century. Explore the history of the house and its architectural innovations and learn from current owners the unique challenges of owning and living in such a historic home. Treasure Houses of Britain: Program 2: Palaces of Reason and Delight feature tours of Houghton Hall and Drumlanrig Castle. ~ Laura Mahnken, Rovi

Treasure Houses of Britain, Program 1: Building for Eternity
Viewers are invited to tour some of Britain's most impressive and magnificent homes in Treasure Houses of Britain. Each program in this three part series is hosted by John Julius Norwich, the Viscount, who takes us behind the doors of homes built as early as the 15th century. Explore the history of the house and its architectural innovation and learn from current owners the unique challenges of owning and living in such a historic home. Treasure Houses of Britain, Program 1: Building for Eternity features the following houses: The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Bottesford, Hardwick Hall, Burghley House, Wilton House, and Chatsworth. ~ Laura Mahnken, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    John Julius Norwich - Narrator
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