Pleasure Seekers | What the Victorians Did For Us

Adam Hart-Davis investigates the Victorian innovations that left a lasting impression on British society. He discusses the growth of the leisure industry, from seaside ice cream to music halls and theatres, the stars of which were immortalised by mass media - photography, printing, the first movies.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 28'58''
  • Broadcast year: 2001
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Britain, 1745-1901

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: What the Victorians Did For Us
  • Episode: Pleasure Seekers