Surviving a Day in the Victorian Era (24 Hours in the Past) | Reel Truth History

Six celebrities were immersed in a recreation of impoverished life in Victorian Britain to take on the challenge of living in the past for 4 days. Alistair McGowan, Ann Widdecombe, Colin Jackson, Miquita Oliver, Tyger Drew-Honey, and Zöe Lucker start their first day at a Victorian dustyard, where domestic rubbish was sorted. Some was then re-sold and recycled, such as rags, bones, sieved ash for building materials and "puer".
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  • Watch the fantastic Victorian drama 'The Mill' over on our sister channel All Drama:

    Reel Truth History DocumentariesReel Truth History DocumentariesAylar önce
    • I never would have made it back then. I would have been exiled to Australia. ;p

      Digby DoorightDigby DoorightAylar önce
  • DUDE!!! I want to see like a Survivor style TV show but in this setting!! People form groups, steal from each other, gain immunity by doing the best work of the day, and vote each other out each week. That would be fantastically entertaining!!!

    EchoASMREchoASMRSaatler önce
  • Despite all the negative comments left about Ann calling her a lazy old cow & a miserable old crab I think she is quite fun in this series. The producers obviously picked her for a reason to be on this series. It's my understanding that she is quite heavily involved in politics in real life and knows how to stick up for her rights which she does in this series.

    thecatman4everthecatman4ever14 saatler önce
  • this looks brutal but accurate so im happy

    Peachy piePeachy pieGün önce
  • I wish this was summer camp for kids :)))

    Simona JastžemskytėSimona JastžemskytėGün önce
  • This is amazing. I’d like to see a Tudor Age version of this!!

    James RepstockJames RepstockGün önce
  • I hate the cast so much I can't---

    darn its the viviandarn its the vivianGün önce
  • I wonder if any woman in that era posed as men to get more money or if it would be too hard to do.

    Sonya PegasiSonya Pegasi2 gün önce
  • 🥐 u almost made me drop my croissant

    weird girl101weird girl1012 gün önce
  • Tyger is HUSTLING

    Lisa SmithLisa Smith2 gün önce
  • They talk a lot when they do their work I can’t understand

    selçuk torselçuk tor3 gün önce
  • This is amazing! It's like all our environmental problems never would've happened if people would have just kept up the same thinking as these victorian era people had! They recycled and used everything!

    wolflover1056wolflover10563 gün önce
  • Quarantine anyone?

    Nightmaregirl_1 82Nightmaregirl_1 823 gün önce
  • They should have made it a ten year ordeal. That is the only way for it to be really legit.

    Bob BrockBob Brock3 gün önce
  • We're there even any pandemics in this era cause corona would wipe them out before they knew what hit them literally😂

    angel brownangel brown3 gün önce
  • This makes me feel so grateful I was born in the 21st century

    The ratchet kookieThe ratchet kookie3 gün önce
  • Does Mr Hill own the material his workers collected?..

    Jonathan KruegerJonathan Krueger4 gün önce
  • Sarah and Gabriel Christman should go there.

    Falcon SnowFalcon Snow4 gün önce
  • This was very educational. Thank you. I think people glamorize this era but it was not glamorous for the vast majority of people.

    Lorraine StantonLorraine Stanton4 gün önce
  • For all of us who love to read Dickens.

    laken1804laken18045 gün önce
  • Interesting how they automatically looked poor when they put on those wretched clothes. What miserable jobs, and conditions.

    laken1804laken18045 gün önce
  • Peaky Blinders set!!!

    lachlan hugheslachlan hughes5 gün önce
  • The Simpson's predicted a show like this

    YummyTaterSubliminalsYummyTaterSubliminals5 gün önce
  • where is this place? was it created just for this experience or do people really choose to live in a town like that?!

    lserranolserrano5 gün önce
  • When I saw this place I recognised it straight away, they are at the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley, England. And I went there for a school trip when I was in (I think) middle school. We went around the town and it was amazing. The Victorian era of it just came to life like I was in that era. I wanna go back there now I watch this video. Hmm maybe for my 18th birthday once this coronavirus is hopefully gone then if not then another time.

    LittleNSGamingYTLittleNSGamingYT5 gün önce
  • I would love living like that low key

    Prince LycanthropePrince Lycanthrope5 gün önce
  • WestWorld Victorian Era

    Rhys WongRhys Wong5 gün önce
  • I am laughing upon their demise but actually crying inside, imagining myself on their shoes

    Jerrah JunJerrah Jun6 gün önce
  • Where do I sign up?

    Gregory Van der DoncktGregory Van der Donckt6 gün önce
  • My question is in the Victorian times why didn’t the street cleaners clean the horse poo as the horses were pooping so it wouldn’t pile up like that?

    aydogan .b04aydogan .b046 gün önce
  • Wait so do none of these 6 famous people not have any medical conditions or anything that require modern medicine?? Ive got ADHD and Narcolepsy and I take medications for both that I need everyday. I’ll give up my phone for a diary but I ain’t givin up my medicines!

    Oreo TaylorOreo Taylor6 gün önce
  • So that’s why my ancestors stormed a church and burnt it down.

    NightTale StudiosNightTale Studios6 gün önce
  • 😳I don’t like wearing my own clothes more than twice! 😂😂😂

    Texas 1Texas 16 gün önce
  • This is so cooool. I would love to participate in this only because of the accuracy. I might hate the experience in the moment but I would come out of it appreciating our ancestors more.

    Princess HuddiniPrincess Huddini6 gün önce
  • Oh my they got mud on a Victorian rug....i don't think these folks would make it.

    michelle Lmichelle L6 gün önce
  • Wow this is amazing! I’m more interested in this era. Mostly their mourning rituals. I would love to see how the richer Victorians lived as well!

    Tiffany deLeonTiffany deLeon7 gün önce
  • I keep seeing people say they would like to live like this for a few days but there was a reason people got sick so much back then. Correct me if I’m wrong, but doing that would be very bad for your health.

    Meredith ParmeleMeredith Parmele7 gün önce
  • Women WAS paid 2/3less than a man even by doing the.same job. ..nah...they still do.

    Una TikoUna Tiko7 gün önce
  • Would want to live in a place like this sometime

    Bishop O'Beirne (Student)Bishop O'Beirne (Student)7 gün önce
  • Is this on during covid time?

    earth angelearth angel7 gün önce
  • I would have used the hats as masks and tied them on😷

    SoctraSoctra7 gün önce
  • This whole series has really made me think about how critical certain aspects of society still are (e.g. waste management) that we relegate to the forgotten corners of our minds! Rn as everything is hitting the fans, all we can hope for is that these same certain industries keep on keeping on while we're isolating and quarantining. Really puts things in perspective. XO

    hungrypersonhungryperson8 gün önce
  • If I were to be in this for 24 hours, I would probably do very well. It looks like fun

    AbiAbi8 gün önce
  • It seems like it is now fashionable to "make fun of" the past ot even exaggerate it. Frankly Victorian times weren't that bad if you had a lick of common sense. No, workers did have small apartments with fireplaces, they weren't thrown into cells. Remember serfdom and slavery were no longer on the scene at that point.

    Anonymous LibertarianAnonymous Libertarian8 gün önce
  • I'd love to do does seem hard, but fun. eeviegrlwuzhere32020

    eeviegrleeviegrl8 gün önce
  • We’re all rooting for the thief Young Tiger!

    MyaMya8 gün önce
  • That old lady was drawn! Shut up and let the boy steal!

    MyaMya8 gün önce
  • how did they not get pink eye

    kurtisconnersgirlkurtisconnersgirl8 gün önce
  • I was waiting for one of them to go up to the lady at the end and give her a hug, or at least try!

    illanna christanosillanna christanos8 gün önce
  • Can they do an other period of time... I mean Britain is so stuck with this period it's sikening! I'd love to see one episode on the "Ordinary" people from the Middle Ages of Renessance!

  • 👑I enjoy the old lady mindset, it just mines. Why go to the pub when you can read a book and relax without any worries of men hitting on you and ladies looking at you with a smug expression👑

    MR. KíngわMR. Kíngわ8 gün önce
  • They're lacking a severe amount of prostetutes

    gachi gloopgachi gloop9 gün önce
  • And teachers complain...

    gachi gloopgachi gloop9 gün önce
  • I went there on a school trip 😂😂😂

    Hannah NeanderHannah Neander9 gün önce
  • Video: “we’ll known famous people” Me: I have no idea who these people are

    Cyber VlogsCyber Vlogs9 gün önce
  • Anne is insufferable

    OkDog CoolOkDog Cool9 gün önce
  • Just rename the title Super rich is now living like a normal poor person

    sina lelelesina lelele9 gün önce
  • As an American, I have no idea who any of these people are. It would be fun to do a similar show in the us, Scott about us history. They filmed this at the Blackcountry history museum, which I have been to. Even toured the Dudley canals.

    Emmmyhappy77timesEmmmyhappy77times9 gün önce
  • Not as bad as I thought. I live in quite a rural area of the but the respect shown by employers is quite disgusting

    OtakuLeveledUpOtakuLeveledUp10 gün önce
  • Is this filmed years ago? Cuz when I googled them, their age didn't match.

    Kyla Jane RañolaKyla Jane Rañola10 gün önce
    • This was made in 2015

      thecatman4everthecatman4ever9 gün önce
  • I love Alister's impression of Raymond Blanc.

    Andy RauscherAndy Rauscher10 gün önce
  • Imagine having OCD at that time

    Mauricio HuamánMauricio Huamán10 gün önce
  • This is modern day LA

    Lauren-Kate KushLauren-Kate Kush10 gün önce
  • Honestly in that situation you have to steal and barter. You’re given a bad deal and you make do with caution.

    quinten i. g.quinten i. g.10 gün önce
  • Isekai in the real world

    magnus nybakmagnus nybak10 gün önce
  • i need some subtitles, it ll help a lot

    Leon kTelosLeon kTelos11 gün önce
  • One days stuff all. Should be a week

    Peter BoehmkePeter Boehmke11 gün önce
  • I'd be stealing stuff left and right, but way quieter than that kid

    Chuck MarchChuck March11 gün önce
  • This was on TV years ago. I know because I worked on it!

    LauraLaura11 gün önce
  • knocker-uppers even had knocker-uppers.

    Joe MullinJoe Mullin11 gün önce
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