Heritage Rescue

March 2022
43:51

S1 Ep6

3.0 12 x
Nick follows the rescue of Wentworth Woodhouse, the largest stately home in Britain and once home to Earls and host to royalty. But for over 70 years, it’s been left to wrack and ruin, too big to be viable as a home today. As the 100 million pound project to save it for the nation moves on, Nick joins the artisans brought ...
February 2022
43:49

S1 Ep5

3.0 13 x
Nick joins Charles Courtenay, the 19th Earl of Devon, as he tries to save Powderham Castle from destruction at the hands of the weather. Charlie, as he prefers to be known, is the 28th generation of Courtenays to live in this fabulous castle. But years of neglect, and a very dodgy roof, have seen water streaming into the b...
43:38

Season 1, Episode 4 - Exeter Cathedral

3.0 25 x
Nick follows the skilled and passionate artisans trying to save Exeter Cathedral from succumbing to the Great British weather. It was no accident that the Cathedral was at the top of Hitler’s list when he decided to bomb Britain’s best heritage buildings. Today, its enemy is the weather and the task of restoring its incred...
43:47

Season 1, Episode 3 - Eastnor Castle

4.0 21 x
Nick follows detailed and intricate restoration work at Eastnor Castle in the Malvern Hills. As one of Britain’s finest fairy tale castles, it was built entirely to impress. For owners James Hervey Bathurst and his wife Lucy, keeping the place alive is a full-time challenge.
43:51

Season 1, Episode 2 - Brighton Pavillion

3.0 33 x
Nick follows the rescue of one of Britain’s most quirky and enigmatic buildings, The Brighton Pavilion. George IV was Britain’s most reviled king, hated for his excessive spending. But his penchant for a party lead to the building of this party palace that combines architectural styles from around the world. But today, its...
January 2022
43:40

Season 1, Episode 1 - Castle Howard

3.0 38 x
Nick follows the extraordinary rescue of Castle Howard in Yorkshire before its roof gives in to the Great British weather. Backdrop to classic period dramas like Brideshead Revisited, Castle Howard is one of Britain’s most loved stately homes. But since a huge fire in 1940, keeping the place alive has been the full-time oc...
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