Scunthorpe mum gets a taste of the Victorian age in BBC2 new series The Victorian Slum
YOU will soon be able to watch a Scunthorpe mum getting a taste of life in the Victorian age in the up and coming new BBC2 series The Victorian Slum.
The programme will see modern families picked up and transplanted into dirt, mud, the outside privvy and given boxes to sleep in - known as coffin beds.
It all starts out as a bit of fun - but quickly spirals into the nightmare that would have been a reality for the Victorian age's poorest people - a life of hunger, bread bought per slice, Friday for settling and Monday for rent.
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