Victorian Slum House takes viewers back to the British slums of the 1800s, where a group of modern-day families, couples and individuals recreate life in London's East End as their forbearers once lived between 1860-1900.Program Website
London recovers from an economic depression.
Learn why, despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London.
Witness a dire economic depression heightened by the arrival of Irish migrants.
Follow participants into a tenement to live and work as their East End ancestors once did.