Back in Time for Tea

Meet the Ellis family - John, Lesley, Caitlin, Freya and Harvey. Over the course of one summer the Ellis family will travel Back in Time to discover how life has changed for ordinary working families in the north of England over the last 100 years.

Starting in 1918 they'll experience first-hand the lives of previous generations, from the food people ate to the jobs they did and how they kicked back and enjoyed themselves.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2018 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: 1960Feb 20, 2018
1x02: Postwar YearsFeb 13, 2018
1x01: 1918Feb 6, 2018
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