Reel History of Britain

The Roaring Twenties

Series 1 - Episode 5 The Roaring Twenties

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Summary

Melvyn Bragg visits Cliveden House in Berkshire, where he explores how the upper classes lived during the 1920s, revealing the tragic story of Britain's original `It' girl Elizabeth Ponsonby. He also discovers what life was like for the home's head butler Edwin Lee.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Melvyn Bragg
Executive Producer Ruth Pitt
Series Producer Dympna Jackson
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