Fi Glover to present BBC1 series challenging celebrities to live like working-class Victorians

The Radio 4 presenter will task famous faces with enduring 24 hours of "gruelling, back-breaking, blister-inducing, vomit-worthy" Victorian labour


Forget the bugs and beetles that are currently being ingested in I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!


BBC1 is planning a far more testing ordeal for famous folk in a new series called 24 Hours in the Past.

Filmed in authentic locations over four days and nights, it will challenge six famous faces to travel back in time and spend 24 hours in the “gruelling, back-breaking, blister-inducing, vomit-worthy” Victorian workplaces.

Fi Glover – presenter of Radio 4’s The Listening Project – will make a rare foray in front of the cameras as presenter, can reveal.


We’ll have to wait and see which celebrities are brave enough to get their hands dirty.