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

Network: 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 Episode

Episode 6

Episode 1x06; Mar 13, 2018

In this final episode, the family reflects on their time-travel adventure, and explores how the legacy of 100 years of tumultuous history lives on in the northern diet today. Lesley and Sara visit a Liverpool bakery using the humble loaf to re-build

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Episode 6Mar 13, 2018
1x05: 80s & 90sMar 6, 2018
1x04: 70sFeb 27, 2018
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