Edwardian Britain in Colour is a History Documentary programme.

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Edwardian Britain in Colour

Part one of a two-part documentary in which social historians examine surviving film footage of Britain in the early years of the 20th century. The first episode features footage of Queen Victoria's state funeral in 1901 and a bicycle parade celebrating the coronation of the new king. The programme also examines life for people employed in the mining and cotton industries, as well as how an increase in leisure time led to the the popularity of seaside resorts soaring, with Blackpool leading the way.

Genre: History Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Edwardian Britain in Colour next on TV?

It's next showing on 5Select May 27th, 10:00pm and on 5Select May 31st, 11:55pm. See more...

Main Cast

Alison Grist
Edward Morgan
Sarah Macdonald