30/30 Historian Amanda Vickery reflects on the enduring pull of a home of one's own.
29/30 Historian Amanda Vickery listens to the experiences of those who moved out of the cities.
28/30 Exploring the homes the British struggled to create in India during the age of empire.
27/30 The Victorians contrived increasingly ingenious ways to domesticate nature.
26/30 Amanda Vickery assesses 19th-century learning at home through both mother and child.
25/30 How people lower down the social scale responded to the idea of taste.
24/30 Two 18th-century marriages, and how the husbands prepared new houses for their bride.
23/30 How eccentric homes reflected wider 18th-century ideas about science and nature.
22/30 The story of an 18th-century couple who spend life doing up their magnificent houses.
21/30 One celebrity divorce was quite the scandal, because the husband was the prime minister.
20/30 The story of two different widowers and their desperate search for a new wife.
19/30 How the richest widow in 18th-century England spent her late husband's coal fortune.
18/30 What 18th-century home life held for spinsters. As many as one in five women never married
17/30 The complicated arrangements that limited a man's search for a suitable wife.
16/30 Amanda Vickery goes below stairs to find out about domestic workers in a household.
15/30 Amanda Vickery reveals the dark side of private life, and how the home became a trap.
14/30 Stories from adultery cases about women sneaking lovers into the house.
13/30 The stories of family 'black sheep'. Not everyone adhered to polite etiquette.
12/30 The importance of music-making at home, and the chances it created for finding a partner.
11/30 Thanks to the introduction of tea, even people who were not rich could afford to entertain
10/30 The perils of running a house in Lancashire with unreliable servants.
9/30 Sewing was a housewife's duty and also acted as valuable therapy.
8/30 Historian Amanda reveals housewives were once expected to concoct cure-all medicines.
7/30 What do letters and diaries tell us about running the home in the 16th and 17th centuries?
6/30 Women's struggle to clean and care for their families in a household moral mission.
5/30 Elaborate rituals of locking up at night protected the house from burglars.
4/30 The closet - a place for prayer, music and safety.
3/30 The home as a microcosm of social order.
2/30 How the home protected from dark forces outside.
1/30 The hidden history of home, starting with the very heart of private life - the marital bed