The enormous popularity of period costume dramas set in the English countryside has led to huge interest in the real-life stories of the amazing stately homes that dot the landscape and often serve as the settings for these lush productions. This five-part series explores four of the best-known homes in England and provides a primer for understanding the inner workings of the British stately homes in the early 20th century, as well as revealing the incredibly rich history of their occupants.
SECRETS OF THE MANOR HOUSE: A look at the inner workings of the British stately homes in the early 20th century.
SECRETS OF HIGHCLERE CASTLE: Best-known as the setting for the immensely popular drama Downton Abbey.
SECRETS OF HENRY VIII'S PALACE - HAMPTON COURT: Said to be haunted by the ghost of the executed Anne Boleyn.
SECRETS OF CHATSWORTH: The seat of the Duke of Devonshire.
SECRETS OF AITHORP - THE SPENCERS: Childhood home of Princess Diana.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.