Victorian Slum House

‘Victorian Slum House’: Reality Programming Without the Guilt

Housed in a historically recreated East London tenement, modern day Brits attempt to survive the harsh living and working conditions of the Victorian Slum House without a safety net.

Why would they volunteer for such an undertaking? To experience the challenges their ancestors endured during the Victorian period. Each episode highlights the social issues and harsh economic realities of a distinct decade beginning in 1860 and ending with 1900.