Great Houses With Julian Fellowes
Airs Monday, June 4, 2018 from 9-11 p.m. on KPBS TV
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Credit: Courtesy of Tony Ward
This two-part series follows DOWNTON ABBEY writer Julian Fellowes on his quest to discover the real stories of Britain’s great houses.
As he uncovers personal stories hidden behind the walls, he realizes these aren’t just homes for posh people — they hold history.
“Burghley House” repeats Monday, June 4 at 9 p.m. - Join Fellowes to visit Burghley, for 500 years the home of heirs of William Cecil, the political brain and iron fist behind the throne of Elizabeth I. He hears tales of royals and commoners, including a farmer’s daughter who married the tenth earl.
“Goodwood House” repeats Monday, June 4 at 10 p.m. - Join Fellowes at Goodwood, for 300 years the home of the Dukes of Richmond. He learns how the house and family owe their existence to an affair between King Charles and a French spy and about the House Party, where illicit affairs were conducted.
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