Secrets of Chatsworth House

Secrets of Chatsworth House

Series 1

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Review

This strand exploring some of Britain's finest stately homes has been a pleasant surprise on PBS, steering clear from frilly soundtracks and melodrama and instead delivering an informative and engaging look at the history of the estates - and the families who own them. In this episode, the focus is on Derbyshire's Chatsworth House, on the edge of the Peak District – introducing us to the scandalous life of erstwhile residents the 5th Duke of Devonshire, his wife Lady Georgiana Spencer and the third party in their ménage à trois, Lady Elizabeth Foster.

Summary

Documentary exploring the hidden history of the stately home in Derbyshire, the residence of the dukes of Devonshire, revealing tales of intrigue, tragedy and scandal.
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