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  • Secrets of the Manor House

    Was life in the British manor house anything like Downton Abbey? Historians, gentry and descendants of those who occupied these stately homes offer their insights on class division.

  • Secrets of Henry VIII's Palace

    The secrets of our stately homes. Hampton Court, originally built for Henry VIII's aide Cardinal Wolsey, is said to be haunted by Anne Boleyn's ghost.

  • Secrets of Highclere Castle

    Highclere Castle is perhaps best known as the backdrop to the smash hit costume drama Downton Abbey, but it has its own thrilling real-life tales to tell.

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Secret Life Of Twins

Secret Life Of Twins

  • Secret Life Of Twins: Ep 1

    The fascinating phenomenon of twins. In this show, Professor Robert Winston considers the mysterious relationship which exists between particular twins, especially when conjoined.

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  • Secret Life Of Twins: Ep 2

    In this show, Professor Robert Winston investigates whether it's twin telepathy or genetics which accounts for the uncanny, parallel lives of twins who were separated at birth.

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  • Secret Life Of Twins: Ep 3

    This programme sifts the evidence as to whether it is nature or nurture which forms personalities, and meets twins who are alike in appearance but opposite in temperament.

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Secrets of the Manor House

  • Secrets of the Manor House

    Was life in the British manor house anything like Downton Abbey? Historians, gentry and descendants of those who occupied these stately homes offer their insights on class division.

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Series 1

Secrets of the Manor House

  • Secrets of Henry VIII's Palace

    The secrets of our stately homes. Hampton Court, originally built for Henry VIII's aide Cardinal Wolsey, is said to be haunted by Anne Boleyn's ghost.

  • Secrets of Highclere Castle

    Highclere Castle is perhaps best known as the backdrop to the smash hit costume drama Downton Abbey, but it has its own thrilling real-life tales to tell.

  • Secrets of Chatsworth

    Forget Downton Abbey - we go upstairs and downstairs in a real-life stately home. Chatsworth Estate has been passed down by 16 generations of the same family.

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  • Secrets of Althorp

    Earl Spencer leads us on a fascinating and very personal tour of Althorp House, the childhood home and final resting place of his sister: Diana, Princess of Wales.

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