The 1900s - Observe the social changes the slum dwellers face as they move into the 20th century. A few families prosper, but others continue to face the poverty endemic in Britain. See what steps are finally taken to alleviate the plight of the poor.
Observe the social changes of the 1900s.
London recovers from an economic depression.
Learn why, despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London.
Witness a dire economic depression heightened by the arrival of Irish migrants.
Follow participants into a tenement to live and work as their East End ancestors once did.
About Victorian Slum House
"Victorian Slum House" takes viewers back to the British slums of the 1800s, where a group of modern-day families, couples, and individuals recreate life in London's East End, just as their forbearers once lived between 1860-1900.
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